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mysterynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɪs·tə·ri/
something strange or unknown which has not yet been explained or understood: [C] Despite years of study, sleepwalking remains a mystery. [U] The details of the scandal are shrouded in mystery. A mystery is also a book, movie, or play about a crime or other event that is difficult to explain: [C] a murder mystery
mysterious
adjective  us   /mɪˈstɪər·i·əs/
He tried to convince this mysterious woman to go out with him.
mysteriously
adverb  us   /mɪˈstɪər·i·əs·li/
The light mysteriously came on, although no one was near the switch.
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