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mystification

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2 something hard to understand or explain
  • an event that is one of the great mystifications in all of maritime history

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The first known use of mystification was in 1816

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“Mystification.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mystification. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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