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mystery1 British & World English

Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain

mystery2 British & World English

A handicraft or trade, especially when referred to in indentures

mystery English Thesaurus

his death remains a mystery

mystery play British & World English

A popular medieval play based on biblical stories or the lives of the saints

mystery tour British & World English

A pleasure excursion to an unspecified destination

mystery shopper British & World English

A person employed to visit a shop or restaurant incognito in order to assess the quality of the goods or services

mystery religion British & World English

A religion centred on secret or mystical rites for initiates, especially any of a number of cults popular during the late Roman Empire

Eleusinian mysteries British & World English

The annual rites performed by the ancient Greeks at the village of Eleusis near Athens in honour of Demeter and Persephone