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synonyms for mysterious

  • baffling
  • cryptic
  • curious
  • dark
  • enigmatic
  • inexplicable
  • inscrutable
  • magical
  • mystical
  • mystifying
  • obscure
  • perplexing
  • puzzling
  • secretive
  • strange
  • unknown
  • weird
  • abstruse
  • alchemistic
  • arcane
  • astrological
  • cabalistic
  • covert
  • difficult
  • enigmatical
  • equivocal
  • esoteric
  • furtive
  • hidden
  • impenetrable
  • incomprehensible
  • insoluble
  • necromantic
  • occult
  • oracular
  • recondite
  • sphinxlike
  • spiritual
  • subjective
  • symbolic
  • transcendental
  • uncanny
  • unfathomable
  • unknowable
  • unnatural
  • veiled
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antonyms for mysterious

MOST RELEVANT
  • apparent
  • bright
  • clear
  • comprehendible
  • comprehensible
  • evident
  • familiar
  • intelligible
  • known
  • normal
  • obvious
  • plain
  • regular
  • usual
  • visible
  • public
  • straightforward
  • tangible
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How to use mysterious in a sentence

Something mysterious may help tip our minds from waking life into slumber.
BRAIN’S ‘BACKGROUND NOISE’ MAY HOLD CLUES TO PERSISTENT MYSTERIESELIZABETH LANDAUFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
By all accounts, Riddler Nation had a lot of fun hunting for the mysterious numbers a few weeks back.
CAN YOU RANDOMLY MOVE THE TOWER?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSFEBRUARY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
She goes back to this mysterious place and then we get her ashes.
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Plenty of questions remain about mysterious matter and forces, about the beginnings and the end of the universe, about how the science of the big meshes with quantum mechanics, the science of the very small.
EINSTEIN’S THEORY OF GENERAL RELATIVITY UNVEILED A DYNAMIC AND BIZARRE COSMOSELIZABETH QUILLFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
This mysterious ability to hop into someone else’s head—heck, even just to admit that they’re conscious beings with their own minds—is dubbed the “theory of mind.”
THIS IS WHERE EMPATHY LIVES IN THE BRAIN, AND HOW IT WORKSSHELLY FANFEBRUARY 2, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
There’s sporadic narration from a not-so-mysterious older woman with a Jamaican accent, whom we occasionally see writing at a desk.
THE LONG SONG IS A BRILLIANT TALE OF SLAVERY’S END IN JAMAICA, FRUSTRATINGLY TOLDJUDY BERMANJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
Shooting, like defense, does not fully explain Toronto’s serious yet mysterious drop in winning rate.
THE TORONTO RAPTORS CAN’T SEEM TO FINISH THEIR DRIVESLOUIS ZATZMANJANUARY 27, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Last week, the mysterious Barbara Yew offered a mysterious number puzzle, where you had to find eight three-digit numbers.
CAN YOU SKILLFULLY SKI THE SLOPES?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJANUARY 22, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Of course, the specifics of what goes on deep inside a supernova as it explodes have always been mysterious.
SECRET INGREDIENT FOUND TO POWER SUPERNOVASTHOMAS LEWTONJANUARY 21, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
We are inescapably trapped within the network of neurons whose mysterious experience we are attempting to analyze.
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WORDS RELATED TO MYSTERIOUS

  • cabalistic
  • esoteric
  • impenetrable
  • mysterious
  • mystic
  • occult
  • recondite
  • unaccountable
  • unknowable
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