Words at Play : Simple But Intelligent Word Choices, Vol. 2

#10: Conundrum

Definition:

a confusing, intricate, or difficult problem

Words It Might Replace:

problem; challenge; dilemma

Example:

"I thought you were trying to solve the conundrum of how, in spite of our expensive automatic sprinkling system, we still have brown patches in the yard." – Joe and Linda Skinner, Grand Junction Free Press, July 8, 2011

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