|v. t.||1.||To involve in mystery; to make obscure or difficult to understand; as, to mystify a passage of Scripture.|
|2.||To perplex the mind of; to puzzle; to impose upon the credulity of; to baffle; as, to mystify an opponent.|
|Verb||1.||mystify - be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"|
|2.||mystify - make mysterious; "mystify the story"|
demystify - make less mysterious or remove the mystery from; "let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about"