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mysteriously : Related Words Words similar in meaning to mysteriously

enigmatic

  • adjective satellite not clear to the understanding
    enigmatical; puzzling.
    • I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later
    • prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries
  • adjective satellite resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought
    oracular.
    • the oracular sayings of Victorian poets
    • so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it
    • an enigmatic smile

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mystify

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb make mysterious
    • mystify the story

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unaccountable

  • adjective satellite not to be accounted for or explained
    unexplainable.
    • perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress
    • an unexplainable fear
  • adjective satellite free from control or responsibility

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mystic

  • noun someone who believes in the existence of realities beyond human comprehension
    religious mystic.
  • adjective satellite having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
    mystical; occult; secret; orphic; mysterious.
    • mysterious symbols
    • the mystical style of Blake
    • occult lore
    • the secret learning of the ancients

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enigmatically

  • adverb in a cryptic manner
    mysteriously; cryptically.
    • we will meet again," he said cryptically

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inscrutable

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; cryptic; deep; mystifying; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands

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inexplicable

  • adjective incapable of being explained or accounted for
    incomprehensible.
    • inexplicable errors
    • left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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stupefy

  • verb make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    besot.
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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occult

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    supernatural.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • noun supernatural practices and techniques
    occult arts.
    • he is a student of the occult

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thick

  • noun the location of something surrounded by other things
    midst.
    • in the midst of the crowd
  • adjective not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
    • an inch thick
    • a thick board
    • a thick sandwich
    • spread a thick layer of butter
    • thick coating of dust
    • thick warm blankets

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mysteriously

  • adverb in a cryptic manner
    enigmatically; cryptically.
    • we will meet again," he said cryptically

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dumbfound

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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unexplained

  • adjective satellite not explained
    • accomplished by some unexplained process
  • adjective satellite having the reason or cause not made clear
    • an unexplained error

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unintelligible

  • adjective poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise
    • unintelligible speech
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    opaque.

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puzzling

  • adjective satellite not clear to the understanding
    enigmatic; enigmatical.
    • I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later
    • prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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bewilder

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb cause to be confused emotionally
    bemuse; throw; discombobulate.

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flummox

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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orphic

  • adjective satellite having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
    mystical; occult; mystic; secret; mysterious.
    • mysterious symbols
    • the mystical style of Blake
    • occult lore
    • the secret learning of the ancients
  • adjective ascribed to Orpheus or characteristic of ideas in works ascribed to Orpheus

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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indecipherable

  • adjective satellite not easily deciphered
    unclear; unreadable; undecipherable.
    • indecipherable handwriting
  • adjective satellite impossible to determine the meaning of
    • an indecipherable message

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vex

  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; gravel; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
  • verb disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress
    worry.
    • I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me

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amaze

  • verb affect with wonder
    astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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secret

  • noun something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    • the combination to the safe was a secret
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret
  • noun information known only to a special group
    arcanum.
    • the secret of Cajun cooking

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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mysterious

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; cryptic; deep; mystifying; inscrutable.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
    mystical; occult; mystic; secret; orphic.
    • mysterious symbols
    • the mystical style of Blake
    • occult lore
    • the secret learning of the ancients

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gravel

  • noun rock fragments and pebbles
    crushed rock.
  • verb cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
    annoy; rag; devil; bother; vex; irritate; nettle; rile; get to; nark; get at; chafe.
    • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
    • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

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puzzle

  • noun a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    puzzler; mystifier; teaser.
    • he loved to solve chessmate puzzles
    • that's a real puzzler
  • noun a game that tests your ingenuity

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paradoxical

  • adjective satellite seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true
    self-contradictory.
    • it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking

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mystical

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of mysticism
    mystic.
    • mystical religion
  • adjective relating to or resembling mysticism
    mystic.
    • mystical intuition
    • mystical theories about the securities market

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inscrutability

  • noun the quality of being impossible to investigate
    • the inscrutability of the future

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cryptical

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptic; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptic; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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mystifying

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; cryptic; deep; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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perplex

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
  • verb make more complicated
    complicate.
    • There was a new development that complicated the matter

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get

  • noun a return on a shot that seemed impossible to reach and would normally have resulted in a point for the opponent
  • verb come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
    acquire.
    • She got a lot of paintings from her uncle
    • They acquired a new pet
    • Get your results the next day
    • Get permission to take a few days off from work

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beat

  • noun a regular route for a sentry or policeman
    round.
    • in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name
  • noun the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    heartbeat; pulsation; pulse.
    • he could feel the beat of her heart

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enigmatical

  • adjective satellite not clear to the understanding
    enigmatic; puzzling.
    • I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later
    • prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries

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nonplus

  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; baffle; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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baffle

  • noun a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
    baffle board.
  • verb be a mystery or bewildering to
    mystify; perplex; bewilder; get; beat; puzzle; pose; amaze; vex; flummox; stick; stupefy; gravel; nonplus; dumbfound.
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me

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self-contradictory

  • adjective satellite seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true
    paradoxical.
    • it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking
  • adjective satellite in disagreement
    conflicting; contradictory; at odds.
    • the figures are at odds with our findings
    • contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley

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cryptic

  • adjective satellite of an obscure nature
    cryptical; deep; mystifying; inscrutable; mysterious.
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
  • adjective satellite having a secret or hidden meaning
    cryptical; sibylline; cabalistic; qabalistic; kabbalistic.
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther

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contradictory

  • noun two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
  • adjective satellite of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
    • `perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms

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cryptically

  • adverb in a cryptic manner
    enigmatically; mysteriously.
    • we will meet again," he said cryptically

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enigma

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    mystery; secret; closed book.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets
  • noun a difficult problem
    riddle; conundrum; brain-teaser.

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opaque

  • adjective not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • opaque windows of the jail
    • opaque to X-rays
  • adjective satellite not clearly understood or expressed
    unintelligible.

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oracular

  • adjective of or relating to an oracle
    • able by oracular means to expose a witch
  • adjective satellite obscurely prophetic
    Delphic.
    • Delphic pronouncements
    • an oracular message

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mystery

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    secret; closed book; enigma.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets
  • noun a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
    mystery story; whodunit.

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dark

  • noun absence of light or illumination
    darkness.
  • noun absence of moral or spiritual values
    iniquity; darkness; wickedness.
    • the powers of darkness

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unfathomable

  • adjective of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured
  • adjective satellite resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable
    abyssal; abysmal.
    • the abyssal depths of the ocean

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incomprehensible

  • adjective incapable of being explained or accounted for
    inexplicable.
    • inexplicable errors
    • left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons
  • adjective difficult to understand
    uncomprehensible.
    • the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

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impenetrable

  • adjective not admitting of penetration or passage into or through
    • an impenetrable fortress
    • impenetrable rain forests
  • adjective satellite permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    heavy; dense.
    • dense smoke
    • heavy fog
    • impenetrable gloom

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lost

  • noun people who are destined to die soon
    doomed.
    • the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  • verb fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
    lose.
    • She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat

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unexplainable

  • adjective satellite not to be accounted for or explained
    unaccountable.
    • perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress
    • an unexplainable fear

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occult

  • noun supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
    supernatural.
    • She doesn't believe in the supernatural
  • noun supernatural practices and techniques
    occult arts.
    • he is a student of the occult

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closed_book

  • noun something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    mystery; secret; enigma.
    • how it got out is a mystery
    • it remains one of nature's secrets

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uncomprehensible

  • adjective difficult to understand
    incomprehensible.
    • the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

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missed

  • adjective satellite not caught with the senses or the mind
    lost.
    • words lost in the din
  • verb fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
    miss; lose.
    • I missed that remark
    • She missed his point
    • We lost part of what he said

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uncanny

  • adjective satellite suggesting the operation of supernatural influences
    weird; eldritch; unearthly.
    • an eldritch screech
    • the three weird sisters
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy
    • an unearthly light
    • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
  • adjective satellite surpassing the ordinary or normal
    preternatural.
    • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel" - George Will
    • his uncanny sense of direction

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obscure

  • verb make less visible or unclear
    befog; haze over; fog; becloud; mist; obnubilate; cloud.
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
  • verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    confuse; obnubilate; blur.
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions

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stick

  • noun an implement consisting of a length of wood
    • he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    • the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • noun a small thin branch of a tree

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