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  • Def: Mystery 1. anything that is kept secret or remains unexplained or unknown; 2. any affair, thing, or person that presents features or qualities so obscure as to arouse curiosity or speculation; 3. obscure, puzzling, or mysterious quality or character; 4. any truth that is unknowable except by divine revelation;

  • Origin: Origin: 1275–1325; ME mysterie < L mystérium < Gk mystrion, equiv. to mýs(tés) (see mystic) + -térion n. suffix;

  • Synonyms: puzzle, problem, secret, riddle. Unabridged