Mystery and Puzzle


Mystery noun - Something hard to understand or explain.
Usage example: why my sister married that guy is still a mystery to my parents
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Synonyms for Mystery

Puzzle is a synonym for mystery in show topic. In some cases you can use "Puzzle" instead a noun "Mystery", when it comes to topics like riddle, enigma, dilemma. popular alternative


Puzzle noun - Something hard to understand or explain.
Usage example: the final fate of the colonists at Roanoke remains a puzzle to this very day

Mystery is a synonym for puzzle in enigma topic. You can use "Mystery" instead a noun "Puzzle", if it concerns topics such as show, riddle, dilemma. popular alternative

Nearby Words: puzzling, puzzled, puzzlement, puzzler

How words are described

long long mystery long puzzle
short short mystery short puzzle
complex complex mystery complex puzzle
certain certain mystery certain puzzle
Other adjectives: original, single, actual, entire, real, big, great, little, main, interesting, ancient, major, classic, last, greatest, different, recurring, overall, unsolved.

Both words in one sentence

  • Conviction by Counterfactual Clue This is a specific kind of artistic license, where a pivotal clue in solving a mystery or puzzle is actually erroneous.
  • In the season 3 episode "One Day, One Room" he takes a rape victim's case because she wanted to talk to him, despite the case being 'boring' as there was no mystery/puzzle involved.
  • Aside from the basic fetch quests, these include chopping wood, rescuing people, solving a mystery and puzzle solving.
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