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mys·ti·fy

mystify

 
 
pronunciation:
mI stih faI
part of speech: verb
inflections: mystifies, mystifying, mystified
definition: to confuse or puzzle, often on purpose.
The last math problem mystified me.
synonyms:
confuse, puzzle
similar words:
bewilder, fog, fool, stump
derivations: mystifyingly (adv.), mystification (n.), mystifier (n.)