unriddle

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un·rid·dle

 (ŭn-rĭd′l)
tr.v. un·rid·dled, un·rid·dling, un·rid·dles
To solve or explain (a riddle or mystery).

un·rid′dler n.
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unriddle

(ʌnˈrɪdəl)
vb
(tr) to solve or puzzle out
[C16: from un-2 + riddle1]
unˈriddler n
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un•rid•dle

(ʌnˈrɪd l)

v.t. -dled, -dling.
to solve (a riddle, mystery, etc.).
[1580–90]
un•rid′dler, n.
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unriddle


Past participle: unriddled
Gerund: unriddling

Imperative
unriddle
unriddle
Present
I unriddle
you unriddle
he/she/it unriddles
we unriddle
you unriddle
they unriddle
Preterite
I unriddled
you unriddled
he/she/it unriddled
we unriddled
you unriddled
they unriddled
Present Continuous
I am unriddling
you are unriddling
he/she/it is unriddling
we are unriddling
you are unriddling
they are unriddling
Present Perfect
I have unriddled
you have unriddled
he/she/it has unriddled
we have unriddled
you have unriddled
they have unriddled
Past Continuous
I was unriddling
you were unriddling
he/she/it was unriddling
we were unriddling
you were unriddling
they were unriddling
Past Perfect
I had unriddled
you had unriddled
he/she/it had unriddled
we had unriddled
you had unriddled
they had unriddled
Future
I will unriddle
you will unriddle
he/she/it will unriddle
we will unriddle
you will unriddle
they will unriddle
Future Perfect
I will have unriddled
you will have unriddled
he/she/it will have unriddled
we will have unriddled
you will have unriddled
they will have unriddled
Future Continuous
I will be unriddling
you will be unriddling
he/she/it will be unriddling
we will be unriddling
you will be unriddling
they will be unriddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unriddling
you have been unriddling
he/she/it has been unriddling
we have been unriddling
you have been unriddling
they have been unriddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unriddling
you will have been unriddling
he/she/it will have been unriddling
we will have been unriddling
you will have been unriddling
they will have been unriddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unriddling
you had been unriddling
he/she/it had been unriddling
we had been unriddling
you had been unriddling
they had been unriddling
Conditional
I would unriddle
you would unriddle
he/she/it would unriddle
we would unriddle
you would unriddle
they would unriddle
Past Conditional
I would have unriddled
you would have unriddled
he/she/it would have unriddled
we would have unriddled
you would have unriddled
they would have unriddled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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