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conundrum
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a difficult problem — often with no clearly correct answer
  • A sandwich and a cup of coffee, and then off to violin-land, where all is sweetness and delicacy and harmony, and there are no red-headed clients to vex us with their conundrums.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (61% in)

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