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puzzling adj
1 not clear to the understanding; "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries" [syn: enigmatic, enigmatical]
2 lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity; "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement" [syn: confusing, perplexing]

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puzzling

Adjective

  1. Difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing

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