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Adjective: mystifying  'mi-stu,fI-ing
  1. Of an obscure nature
    "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands";
    - cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious
Verb: mystify  'mi-stu,fI
  1. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    "These questions mystify even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
     
  2. Make mysterious
    "mystify the story"

See also: incomprehensible, inexplicable

Type of: be, blot out, hide, obliterate, obscure, veil

Antonym: demystify

Encyclopedia: Mystifying

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