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stumper

[stuhm-per] /ˈstʌm pər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that stumps.
2.
an extremely difficult question, task, or problem.
3.
a person who makes stump speeches.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; stump + -er1
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  • So to me and my current understanding, it is this singularity that really is the stumper.
  • The solution to the problem is relatively simple but if you didn't know better it may be a bit of a stumper.
  • He also owned a stumper and a storage trailer, as well as some hand tools.
  • Here's another stumper: you've been working on a story for a while.

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