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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mys·ti·fy /ˈmɪstəˌfaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mys·ti·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mystified p. pr. & vb. n. Mystifying ]
 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.
    He took undue advantage of his credulity and mystified him exceedingly.   --Ld. Campbell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: 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" [syn: perplex, vex, stick,
            get, puzzle, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder,
           flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]
      2: make mysterious; "mystify the story" [ant: demystify]
      [also: mystified]