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Synonyms of 'mystify'

(verb) 
Definition
to confuse, bewilder, or puzzle
There was something strange in her attitude that mystified me.
Synonyms
puzzle
What puzzles me is why nobody has complained before now.
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confuse
Politics just confuses me.
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baffle
An apple tree producing square fruit is baffling experts.
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bewilder
The silence from Alexei had hurt and bewildered her.
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beat (slang)
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escape
an actor whose name escapes me for the moment
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stump
Well, maybe I stumped you on that one.
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elude
The appropriate word eluded him.
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confound
For many years medical scientists were confounded by these seemingly contradictory facts.
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perplex
problems that perplexed me
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bamboozle (informal)
He bamboozled Mercer into defeat.
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flummox
This system has the potential to flummox most car thieves.
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be all Greek to (informal)
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nonplus
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of baffle
Definition
to perplex
An apple tree producing square fruit is baffling experts.
in the sense of bamboozle
Definition
to confuse
He bamboozled Mercer into defeat.
in the sense of bewilder
Definition
to confuse utterly
The silence from Alexei had hurt and bewildered her.
Synonyms
mix up,
nonplus,
flabbergast (informal)

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