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Noun
Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
“Tsoukalos claimed to have solved the mystery of the ancient pyramids, explaining that they were, in fact, built by aliens.”
Noun
Secrecy or obscurity
“The trolls maintain an air of mystery by using cryptic pseudonyms.”
Noun
A novel, play, or film dealing with a puzzling crime
“The film was a mystery about a family dealing with the sudden disappearance of a loved one.”
Noun
Puzzles or a questions constructed to exercise the intellect
Noun
A quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life
Noun
A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
Noun
An act or series of acts performed according to a traditional or prescribed form
Noun
The quality of being peculiar
Noun
An aura of heightened interest, meaning or mystery surrounding a person or thing
Noun
The quality of being insoluble
Noun
An extraordinary and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is therefore attributed to a divine agency
Noun
A matter or concern or a topic of discussion
Noun
A non-famous person
Adjective
Lacking a known identity
“She received some cash from a mystery donor.”
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