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brain-teaser

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-teaser—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

brain-twister

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-twister—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?

teaser

A short preview or sample of something meant to generate interest and excitement. The movie studio just released a teaser for the newest movie in their beloved superhero franchise. At the end of the book signing, the author read out a brief teaser from the next book she was working on.

brain-twister

and brain-teaser
n. a puzzle, especially one that requires thinking. Can you help me with this brain-teaser? I can spend my whole vacation doing brain-twisters.

brain-teaser

verb

teaser

(ˈtizɚ)
1. n. a (found) cigarette butt. The hobo picked up the teaser from the street and put it in a little bag.
2. n. a brief sample of something, such as a performance. The teasers they showed before the film were the best part of the evening.
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Audience's expectations have reached the zenith after this teaser and people keenly wait for this film to hit the cinemas.
News selection was operationalized as each user's intended choice of articles between teaser bundles containing reach or controversy (i.e., clicking intention on one of the six teasers).
Spotted in Twitter account of Moto India, the teaser, underscores few essential hints like substantial battery and multi-entrusting will be available with the Moto E3 Power for empowering the users with refined Smartphone experience.
Pitching for its reintroduction, SBI chair, Arundhati Bhattacharya, said, 'I still believe there is a place for teaser loans mainly because when people take loans in initial days, they need some leeway.
In Teaser, Burt Weissbourd's third novel and the sequel to Inside Passage, protagonist Corey Logan is immersed in two seemingly divergent worlds: a private school for privileged kids, and the streets filled with wayward runaways.
The television advertisements are supported by billboards, press-adverts, in-branch posters, radio advertising, digital advertising along with social media, which are expected to explain how they are saying goodbye to teaser rates on both credit cards and savings.
The stylish teaser had received 4,92,139 hits at the time of going to press.
Naughty Dog has said that the teaser does contain a few clues about the game.
The One Day star can be heard singing an impressive version of I Dreamed A Dream in the teaser.
State Bank of India (NSE: SBI) (SBI), which is to withdraw its teaser loans following intervention by the central bank, has said that its business would not be affected by the withdrawal of the rate.
This was the lure that banks were using to attract potential home loan takers - teaser rates.
THIS week's teaser is, what was Newcastle United's result the last time they played Southend United at Roots Hall?
The kicker in that particular mailing was the use of a teaser on the outer envelope, said Meredith, who said PPFA splashed across the tops of all its mailings the call-to-action teasers: "Keroack Update," or "Out With Keroack." Meredith noted that PPFA rarely uses a teaser with its high-level donors.
17 were treated to the full trailer--not a teaser, mind you--for "Spider-Man 3" nearly seven months before the franchise sequel opens on May 4.