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Search phrase: riddle


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All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.212But riddle-like lives sweetly where she dies.But riddle like, liues sweetely where she dies.
All's Well That Ends WellAW V.iii.301So there's my riddle: one that's dead is quick.So there's my riddle, one that's dead is quicke,
King LearKL V.i.37O, ho, I know the riddle. (Aloud) I will go.Oh ho, I know the Riddle, I will goe.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.69Some enigma, some riddle. Come, thy l'envoy – begin.Some enigma, some riddle, come, thy Lenuoy begin.
Love's Labour's LostLLL III.i.70No egma, no riddle, no l'envoy, no salve in theNo egma, no riddle, no lenuoy, no salue, in thee
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.218accursed. Much upon this riddle runs the wisdomaccurst: Much vpon this riddle runs the wisedome
PericlesPer Chorus.I.38His riddle told not, lost his life.His Riddle tould, not lost his life:
PericlesPer I.i.65.2THE RIDDLEThe Riddle.
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.459Hoyday, a riddle! Neither good nor bad!Hoyday, a Riddle, neither good nor bad:
Twelfth NightTN II.v.107A fustian riddle!A fustian riddle.


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allusionriddle, wordplay, figure
conclusionriddle, enigma, conundrum
Florentiusknight in Gower's 'Confessio Amantis' who married an ugly woman in return for the answer to a riddle on which his life depended
riddle-likein the manner of a riddle, hiding the truth of a situation
riddlingdealing in riddles, riddle-making
Sphinxfemale monster who killed people unable to answer its riddle


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riddle, in the manner of ariddle-like

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Exclamations... hoyday r3 iv iv 459 hoyday a riddle contemptuous surprise impatience ...
Classical mythology...r who killed people unable to answer its riddle tantalus ven 599 that wor...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore...ugly woman in return for the answer to a riddle on which his life depended garg...

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
RIDDLEBASICriddle n, riddle v, riddle-like adj, riddling adj


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