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tr.v. mys·ti·fied, mys·ti·fy·ing, mys·ti·fies
1. To confuse or bewilder. See Synonyms at perplex.
2. To make obscure or mysterious: "What had been for ages mundane would soon become mystified in the minds of most Americans" (Ann Vileisis).
[French mystifier : mystère, mystery (from Latin mystērium; see mystery1) + -fier, -fy.]
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|Noun||1.||mystifier - a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that's a real puzzler"|
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
sudoku - a number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number
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