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mystifyverb [T often passive]

uk   /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ/
mystifying
adjective uk   /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ.ɪŋ/
After ten ​years her mystifying ​disappearance was still ​unexplained.
mystifyingly
adverb uk   /ˈmɪs.tɪ.faɪ.ɪŋ.li/  us   /ˈmɪs.tə.faɪ.ɪŋ.li/
(Definition of mystify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mystifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈmɪs·təˌfɑɪ/
to ​confuse someone or make someone ​uncertain by doing or ​involving the ​person in something ​difficult to ​explain: Doctors were mystified by her high ​fever and ​headaches.
(Definition of mystify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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