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Definition of Mystify


  1. To involve in mystery; to make obscure or difficult to understand; as, to mystify a passage of Scripture.
  2. To perplex the mind of; to puzzle; to impose upon the credulity of ; as, to mystify an opponent.

Mystify Quotations

Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible.
Stonewall Jackson

The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.
Toni Morrison

People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train.
Marc Newson

The legacy of slavery comes from the sustained political, legal and economic effort to link permanently an entire group of people to poverty - and to mystify that systematic disenfranchisement by making up something called race, which could serve as a distraction.
Sarah Churchwell

I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.
Douglas Adams
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Mystify Translations

mystify in Dutch is beduvelen, beetnemen, bedotten
mystify in Spanish is envolver en misterio, alucinar
mystify in Swedish is mystifiera
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