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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Conundrum \Co*nun"drum\, n. [Origin unknown.]
1. A kind of riddle based upon some fanciful or fantastic
resemblance between things quite unlike; a puzzling
question, of which the answer is or involves a pun.
Or pun ambiguous, or conundrum quaint. --J. Philips.
2. A question to which only a conjectural answer can be made.
Do you think life is long enough to let me speculate
on conundrums like that? --W. Black.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a difficult problem [syn: riddle, conundrum, enigma,
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