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mystery

US [ˈmɪst(ə)ri]
UK ['mɪst(ə)ri]
  • n.神秘;奥秘;奥迹;神秘的事物
  • Web谜;浮城谜事;秘密
Plural Form:mysteries  
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n.
1.
[c]
神秘的事物;不可理解之事;奥秘something that is difficult to understand or to explain
It is one of the great unsolved mysteries of this century.
这是本世纪尚未解开的大奥秘之一。
Their motives remain a mystery.
他们的动机仍然是个谜。
It's a complete mystery to me why they chose him.
我真无法理解他们为什么会选他。
2.
[c]
神秘的人(或事物);陌生而有趣的人(或事物)a person or thing that is strange and interesting because you do not know much about them or it
He's a bit of a mystery.
他这个人有点儿神秘。
There was a mystery guest on the programme.
节目中有位神秘嘉宾。
The band was financed by a mystery backer.
这个乐队是由一个神秘人资助的。
a mystery tour(= when you do not know where you are going)
神秘之旅
3.
[u]
神秘;不可思议;奥秘the quality of being difficult to understand or to explain, especially when this makes sb/sth seem interesting and exciting
Mystery surrounds her disappearance.
她的失踪引起了重重疑团。
His past is shrouded in mystery(= not much is known about it) .
他来历不明。
The dark glasses give her an air of mystery .
这墨镜使她显得有些神秘。
4.
[c]
悬疑小说(或电影、戏剧)a story, a film/movie or a play in which crimes and strange events are only explained at the end
I enjoy murder mysteries.
我喜欢凶杀悬疑作品。
5.
[pl]
秘密的宗教仪式;秘密知识secret religious ceremonies; secret knowledge
the teacher who initiated me into the mysteries of mathematics
把我引进神秘的数学世界的老师
6.
[c]
(宗教信仰的)奥义,奥秘,奥迹a religious belief that cannot be explained or proved in a scientific way
the mystery of creation
造物的奥秘

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