RIDDLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of riddle
v. pierce with numerous holes; perforate; permeate or spread throughout
With machine guns, they riddle the car with bullets till it looks like a slice of Swiss cheese.
Sentence in Classic:
The meaning of this councillorship query remained, of course, a riddle to her, yet she handed him the paper without replying.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
There only, in the carriage that had crossed over to the other side of the road, and was rapidly disappearing, there only could he find the solution of the riddle of his life, which had weighed so agonizingly upon him of late.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To this satisfaction was added the fact that an idea had just struck him for a riddle turning on his successful achievement, that when the affair was over he would ask his wife and most intimate friends.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This then was the answer to the riddle of Archie, his unwillingness to tell his last name or the place of his birth or any scrap of his past life, the answer to the difficulty with which he spoke and his cold hatred of the world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
If such is the form of ultimate wisdom, then life is a greater riddle than some of us think it to be.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
These periodical five francs were a double riddle to Courfeyrac who lent and to Thenardier who received them.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Oh, thou foundling fire, thou hermit immemorial, thou too hast thy incommunicable riddle, thy unparticipated grief.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
How to discover a solution to this riddle of death seemed a query of more importance than highest problems of the living.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Suppose we seek to remedy this by making them laborers and nothing more: they are not fools, they have tasted of the Tree of Life, and they will not cease to think, will not cease attempting to read the riddle of the world.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context