n.1.One who mystifies.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Some of the scholars who have collaborated in this book quote Jewish writers, particularly Sholem Aleychem and Isaac Babel, qualified as a "mystificator" by V.
He creates mysteries, but, because of his lucid way of telling about events and memories of events, he is never a mystificator. Appearing in Bargum's fiftieth year, Sensommar is taut and spare; the fact that it is only his thirteenth book (his debut came in 1965) indicates what a careful and deliberate craftsman he has been - in the tradition not just of Schildt (1888-1925) but also of Solveig von Schoultz (b.