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mystify

view main entry for mystifyverb [transitive]  /ˈmɪstɪˌfaɪ/ 
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mystification

  /ˌmɪstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
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mystifying

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mystifying American English pronunciation: mystifyingClick to listen to the pronunciation of mystify  adjectiveComplicated and difficult to understand: the devil is in the detail, complicated, difficult, complex, elaborate, confused, confusing, incomprehensible, intricate, contorted

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