mysterious

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/mɪˈstɪəriəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɪˈstɪriəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mi stērē əs)


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mysterious

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a mysterious [figure, person, object]
  2. [was, saw, found] a mysterious [figure] in the [shadows, bushes]
  3. a mysterious [shadow, sound, sight]
  4. a mysterious [man, woman, creature, animal, visitor, guest]
  5. went on a mysterious [adventure, trip] (to)
  6. [got, received] a mysterious [call, email, message] (from)
  7. [the, his] mind works in mysterious ways
  8. religion: God works in mysterious ways
  9. is being mysterious about the [incident, origin, money, interview, exam]
  10. gave them a mysterious [look, smile, glance]
  11. found a mysterious [relic, artefact, inscription]
  12. the mysterious [death, disappearance] of
  13. the mysterious [circumstances, events] surrounding
  14. a mysterious sequence of [events, sightings, happenings]
  15. mysterious in every [way, aspect, detail]
  16. mysterious in many [ways]
  17. mysterious yet [beautiful, intriguing, entertaining, exciting, charming]
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