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to talk in riddles

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  • talk in riddles — talk/speak/in riddles phrase to say things that are confusing and difficult to understand Stop talking in riddles and explain what’s going on. Thesaurus: to talk in a way that is difficult to understandsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk in riddles — to talk in a way that is difficult to understand. She keeps talking in riddles, instead of just coming out and saying what she means …   New idioms dictionary

  • talk — talk1 W1S1 [to:k US to:k] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(conversation)¦ 2¦(serious subject)¦ 3¦(say words)¦ 4¦(a speech)¦ 5¦(secret information)¦ 6 talk sense/rubbish/nonsense etc 7 talk (some) sense into somebody 8 talk to yourself 9 know what you are talking… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speak in riddles — talk/speak/in riddles phrase to say things that are confusing and difficult to understand Stop talking in riddles and explain what’s going on. Thesaurus: to talk in a way that is difficult to understandsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • enigma — [16] Enigma comes, via Latin, from Greek aínigma ‘riddle, obscure statement’. This was a derivative of the verb ainíssesthai ‘talk in riddles’, which in turn came from the noun ainos ‘tale, story’. Its modern English use for ‘something puzzling’… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • enigma — [16] Enigma comes, via Latin, from Greek aínigma ‘riddle, obscure statement’. This was a derivative of the verb ainíssesthai ‘talk in riddles’, which in turn came from the noun ainos ‘tale, story’. Its modern English use for ‘something puzzling’… …   Word origins

  • Riddler — Nygma redirects here. For the wrestler, see Nygma (wrestler). The Riddler Cover of Green Arrow vol. 3, #35 featuring the Riddler. Publication information …   Wikipedia

  • Jackpot (game show) — Infobox television show name = Jackpot! caption = Jackpot title logo. format = Game Show runtime = 25 (later 30) Minutes creator = Bob Stewart starring = Geoff Edwards (1974–1975, 1989 1990), Mike Darrow (1985 1988); Announcer: Don Pardo, Wayne… …   Wikipedia

  • Old English literature — This article is part of a series on: Old English Dialects …   Wikipedia

  • The Mole (TV series) — Infobox Television show name = The Mole caption = The Mole UK Logo genre = Reality, Game Show presenter = ABC country = BEL language = num seasons = num episodes = list episodes = producer = executive producer = runtime = network = VRT first run …   Wikipedia

  • FABLE — FABLE, an animal tale (according to the most general and hence most widely accepted definition), i.e., a tale in which the characters are animals, and which contains a moral lesson. The genre also includes tales in which plants or inanimate… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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