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synonyms for mysteries

  • conundrum
  • enigma
  • problem
  • question
  • riddle
  • secrecy
  • subtlety
  • thriller
  • abstruseness
  • charade
  • chiller
  • cliffhanger
  • crux
  • cryptogram
  • difficulty
  • grabber
  • inscrutability
  • mystification
  • occult
  • oracle
  • perplexity
  • poser
  • puzzlement
  • rebus
  • rune
  • sphinx
  • stickler
  • stumper
  • teaser
  • twister
  • whodunit
  • why
  • brainteaser
  • braintwister
  • closed book
  • inscrutableness
  • mindboggler
  • sixty-four-thousand-dollar question
  • tough nut to crack
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antonyms for mysteries

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  • known
  • understanding
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How to use mysteries in a sentence

Much later, in the case of all but gifted children, do the mysteries of harmony begin to take on definite form and meaning.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
We, Watsons, are waiting for him to step forward and drag various dark mysteries into the light of day.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Why,” said his spouse, after considering a moment, “he said you had been letting him into the mysteries of the cellar.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
She had read in books of the mysteries of hypnotic suggestion, but she was far too practical to believe in that.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The manner of pronouncing vowels and consonants became the most profound of mysteries, and often the most terrible.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Their fatal ignorance of our sacred mysteries can only inspire us with tender compassion for our wandering brethren.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
These mysteries belong to Him whose goings forth are from everlasting, and whose ways are past finding out.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Later on Henri was to find that lack of self and sex consciousness one of the maddening mysteries about Sara Lee.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
These mysteries of the royal toilet finished, they presented to him his soup in a golden cup.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
In reply to all these questions, you say that they are mysteries; but if they are mysteries, you understand nothing about them.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
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