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mys·ter·y

mystery

 
 
pronunciation:
mI st ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mysteries
definition 1: a matter that is secret or that cannot be known or explained.
Nobody fully understands the mystery of how the human brain works.
synonyms:
puzzle, secret
similar words:
knot, problem, question, riddle
definition 2: a book, play or other piece of fiction about a crime that is puzzling.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote many mysteries about the detective Sherlock Holmes.
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