What is the opposite of solving?

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Noun
Opposite of the solving or clarification of an unexplained circumstance
“The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of our missing car keys continues to confound us.”
Noun
Opposite of the action of solving a problem or contentious matter
“In order to cope, maladaptive patterns of behavior are put in place, which contributes to the extension and prolonging of the problem and its treatment.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to find an answer or solution to a problem or question
“When one employs no method of aggregation, then the data from multiple speakers appears only to confuse and confound the problem.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to explain a previously unknown phenomenon
“The indecipherable roll of credits that spins across the screen at the end of each program serves only to further obscure the mystery.”
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