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1. cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying

of an obscure nature

Example Sentences:
'the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms'
'a deep dark secret'
'the inscrutable workings of Providence'
'in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life'
'rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands'

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

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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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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