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verb [transitive] mystify pronunciation in American English /ˈmɪstɪˌfaɪ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymystify
he/she/itmystifies
present participlemystifying
past tensemystified
past participlemystified
  1. if someone or something mystifies you, you cannot understand or explain it
    Investigators are mystified by the crash, which claimed 104 lives.

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 mystify pronunciation in American English /ˌmɪstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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