1. [ verb ] be a mystery or bewildering to
Synonyms: puzzle bewilder amaze baffle stupefy nonplus stick stupify gravel beat get dumbfound pose trounce flummox vex perplex

"This beats me!" "Got me--I don't know the answer!" "a vexing problem" "This question really stuck me"

Related terms: confuse stagger elude riddle stump solve puzzle_over mystery bewilderment mystification mystification stupefaction puzzle
2. [ verb ] make mysterious

"mystify the story"

Related terms: demystify obscure mystery bewilderment
Similar spelling:   mystifying