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conundrum

A problem with no satisfactory solution; a dilemma
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And the biggest question that perhaps encompasses all of these conundrums and one which was wonderfully epitomised in the Aldershot game, is that of the role and management of our Polish enigma, Adrian Cieslewicz.
There are times when the economy is a puzzlement, but apparent conundrums have a logical explanation if we examine them carefully and remember the economic fundamentals.
This volume offers a variety of interpretations of the contributions and conundrums that constitute an important historical strand in the fabric of African American history.
From discussions about alien life to the possibility of time travel, teleportation, theories behind parallel worlds, contemplations concerning the existence of God, The Science of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy reviews some of the most popular knowledge conundrums with a lighthearted wit and snappy satire worthy of its title.
The author reveals how infinity arises in famous conundrums such as Zeno's paradox and the story of Hotel Infinity.
Eventually such conundrums will be solved and we will either have a sharp correction in bond prices or experience a rather nasty economic shock.
Niels Bohr (Stephen Rea), a Danish Jew, won a Nobel Prize for his discovery that quantum physics applies to all matter, not just energy, and indeed, the conundrums he faces in Michael Frayn's Tony Award-winning drama have direct consequences affecting not just the theoretical masses around the globe, but himself, his family and friends, as well.
To win this great prize from our friends at Packard Bell and Currys, we want you to solve these conundrums.
Also, too many of Palmer's sentences are logical conundrums - vague in regard to agent, object, and effect.
Insurmountable Simplicities: Thirty-Nine Philosophical Conundrums presents a veritable smorgasbord of philosophical brain-teasers to be pondered at length by novice and veteran thinkers alike.
This low profile goes with his chosen territory: camouflage, subtle visual conundrums, skewed conceptualism.