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enigmas

noun
plural of enigma

Synonyms of enigmas

something hard to understand or explain
  • how Thomas Jefferson could be both a slaveholder and a champion of liberty remains an enigma

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“Enigmas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enigmas. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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