Definition of Mystify in English :

Define Mystify in English

Mystify meaning in English

Meaning of Mystify in English

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Mystify pronunciation in English

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1. amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex

be a mystery or bewildering to

Example Sentences:
'This beats me!'
'Got me--I don't know the answer!'
'a vexing problem'
'This question really stuck me'

2. mystify

make mysterious

Example Sentences:
'mystify the story'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb -fies, -fying or -fied (transitive)
to confuse, bewilder, or puzzle
to make mysterious or obscure

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈmystiˌfied or ˈmystiˌfying
to puzzle or perplex
to bewilder deliberately; play on the credulity of; hoax
to involve in mystery or obscurity; make obscure or hard to understand

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tr.v. mys·ti·fied, mys·ti·fy·ing, mys·ti·fies
1. To confuse or bewilder. See Synonyms at perplex.
2. To make obscure or mysterious: "What had been for ages mundane would soon become mystified in the minds of most Americans" (Ann Vileisis).

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