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Verb: mystify  'mi-stu,fI
  1. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "These questions mystify even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
  2. Make mysterious
    "mystify the story"

Derived forms: mystifies, mystified, mystifying

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

Antonym: demystify

Encyclopedia: Mystify