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verb [transitive] mystify pronunciation in American English /ˈmɪstɪˌfaɪ/
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present tense
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]


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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