To an extent this is unavoidable and one of the enigmas of life.
“You speak in enigmas, Jean,” he said, bending earnestly to her again.
And so, indeed, in these prophetic pages, it is predicted of the enigmas of the last days.
Somehow he seemed to possess a peculiar facility in the solving of enigmas.
What enigmas would many things in the lives of many of the redeemed have been!
It would be enough to turn one's brain, if life were not so full of enigmas!
Then as we stood in the crowded aisle of the car we spoke in enigmas.
Ah, you remember all too well my recent indulgence toward your enigmas.
There was no use in his attempting to arrive at a solution of these enigmas.
Twenty or thirty years ago it was not so easy to range these two enigmas.
1580s, earlier enigmate (mid-15c.), from Latin aenigma "riddle," from Greek ainigma (plural ainigmata), from ainissesthai "speak obscurely, speak in riddles," from ainos "fable, riddle," of unknown origin.