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Antonyms for mystify
ˈmɪs təˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mystify(verb)

    make mysterious

    "mystify the story"

    Synonyms:
    restauranter, restaurateur

  2. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)

    be a mystery or bewildering to

    "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

    Synonyms:
    rhombencephalon, hindbrain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mystify

    Antonyms:
    illumine, enlighten, inform, guide

    Synonyms:
    confuse, bamboozle, hoodwink, puzzle, confound, mislead, obfuscate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mystify(v)

    Synonyms:
    bewilder, perplex, obfuscate, befog, nonplus

How to use mystify in a sentence?

  1. Bob Dylan:

    When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it - don't back down and don't give up - then you're going to mystify a lot of folks.

  2. Douglas Adams, Salmon of Doubt, 2002:

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

  3. Bernard montgomery:

    In my profession, you have to mystify the enemy.

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