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1 mystery

Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained:
— How it got out is a mystery.

synoniemen: closed book, enigma, secret.

Roget 447: invisibility, invisibleness, nonappearance, imperceptibility; indistinctness etc. adj.; mystery, delitescence.    concealment etc. 528; latency ... meer laten zien

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... meer laten zien

Roget 599: the drama, the stage, the theater, the play; film the film, movies, motion pictures, cinema, cinematography; theatricals, dramaturgy, histrionic art, buskin, sock, ... meer laten zien

Roget 533: secret; dead secret, profound secret; arcanum, mystery; latency etc. 526; Asian mystery; sealed book, secrets of the prison house; le desous des cartes [Fr.].    enigma, riddle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 526: latency, inexpression; hidden meaning, occult meaning; occultness, mystery, cabala, anagoge; silence etc. (taciturnity) 585; concealment etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: concealment; hiding etc. v.; occultation, mystification.    seal of secrecy; screen etc. 530; disguise etc. 530; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: geheim, mysterie, verborgenheid
Pools: enigma, misterium, niewiadoma, pytajnik, tajemnica, zagadka, znak zapytania



2 mystery

A story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie.

synoniemen: mystery story, whodunit.

Nederlands: detective verhaal, detectiveverhaal, geloofsgeheim, mysterie, whodunit, whodunnit


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Chinese puzzle, Grand Guignol, Marchen, Passion play, Tom show, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, ambiguity, ambiguousness, anagoge, anagogics, anthroposophy, antimasque, apologue, arcanum, art, audience success ... meer laten zien.

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