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mysteries, plural;
  1. A handicraft or trade

  1. something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
  2. a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
  3. (mysterious) cryptic: of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying ...
  4. (mysterious) having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
  5. Mystery! (also written MYSTERY!) is an episodic television series that debuted in 1980 in the USA, which airs on PBS and is produced by WGBH. ...
  6. Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody. After recording private albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. ...
  7. Mystery is a 1994 album album by Hong Kong-based Cantopop singer Faye Wong.
  8. Mystery fiction is a loosely-defined term that is often used as a synonym for detective fiction or crime fiction-- in other words a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) investigates and solves a crime. Sometimes mystery books are nonfiction. ...
  9. "Mystery" is a song by alternative rock group Live, which was released as the second single from their album, Songs from Black Mountain (2006). The single was not released for commercial purchase.
  10. The Mystery is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1932, by Harry Sinclair in Oxford, Maryland. She measures 34'-7" long, has a beam of 8'-8 1/2" and has a centerboard. She is noted for her very tall masts, is privately owned, and races under No. 8. The . ...
  11. Something secret or unexplainable; unknown; Someone or thing with an obscure or puzzling nature; A particular event or series of events in the life of Christ
  12. (mysterious) Of unknown origin; Having unknown qualities
  13. (Mysteries) Derived from Greek muo, to be shut, or closed referring to the lips and eyes. Those initiated into the Mysteries were instructed to keep their lips sealed regarding what happened in the temples. ...
  14. (Mysteries) Secret rituals usually involving the display of sacred mandalas and other objects to, and the performance of various mudras with and in front of, and the chanting of mantras and dharanis in the hearing of, properly initiated worshipers, for theurgical purposes in this life and the next.
  15. (mysteries) A term to refer to the loa and sacred knowledge.
  16. (mysteries) one of the four parerga, referring to a divinely prompted 'understanding' of 'transcendent' 'objects' that incomprehensible by means of 'reason' alone. Kant examines the Trinity as his primary example.
  17. (mysterious) feeling of strangeness or wonder
  18. (mysterious) very hard to explain or understand
  19. To find yourself bewildered by some mysterious event, denotes that strangers will harass you with their troubles and claim your aid. It warns you also of neglected duties, for which you feel much aversion. Business will wind you into unpleasant complications. ...
  20. The Orthodox term for "Sacrament", the means by which God's Grace is imparted to us by His Holy Orthodox Church. Only Orthodox Christians may receive the Holy Mysteries.
  21. A term derived from the Latin word mysterium. Mystery is also closely related to the Latin word mysterium tremendum, which is a term used to express the overwhelming awe and sense of unknowable mystery felt by those to whom some aspect of God or of divine being is revealed. ...
  22. The calling of the Gentiles into the Christian Church, so designated (Eph 1:9, Eph 1:10; Eph 3:8; Col 1:25); a truth undiscoverable except by revelation, long hid, now made manifest. ...
  23. from the Greek word mystos meaning "keeping silent." The word is often used to describe the doctrine of initiatory schof magic.
  24. In the Bible, a term used to describe something that God reveals over time or sequentially, or for something about which we lack sufficient information to understand, but which is not actually contradictory. It should not be used as a palatable term for "contradiction."
  25. According to CMM, the essence of a cosmopolitan attitude that views one's own life as a manifestation or part of something greater, characterized by rapt attention, open-mindedness, a sense of wonder, and perhaps even awe.