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Mystery Adjective Synonyms
puzzle, enigma, conundrum, riddle, question
How he escaped from the locked room is a mystery.
obscurity, secrecy, indefiniteness, vagueness, nebulousness, ambiguity, ambiguousness, inscrutability, inscrutableness
The identity of the beautiful lady in the green dress is shrouded in mystery.
Mystery Noun Synonyms
detective story or novel, murder (story), whodunit
Joel, who once fancied himself an intellectual, now reads nothing but mysteries.
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Entertainment / Literature / Mystery Play: A religious play performed outdoors in the medieval period that enacts an event from the Bible, such as the story of Adam and Eve, Noah's flood, the crucifixion, and so on. Although the origins are un MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Mystery Novel: A novel focused on suspense and solving a mystery--especially a murder, theft, kidnapping, or some other crime. The protagonist faces inexplicable events, threats, assaults, and unknown forces or anta MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Mystery Cycle: A collection of mystery plays in a single manuscript meant to be performed sequentially. See discusion under mystery play, below. MORE