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1. mystery

noun. ['ˈmɪstɝi'] something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.

Synonyms

  • perplexity
  • closed book
  • secret

Antonyms

  • exoteric
  • public
  • acknowledged
  • outward

Etymology

  • mysterie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mysterium (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word murder-mystery


1. Noun Phrase
The murder is the central plot in any murder mystery.

2. Noun Phrase
A murder mystery must have clues that aid the detective and the reader in solving the case.

3. Noun Phrase
The hotel hosts special events such as a murder mystery night.

4. Noun Phrase
The cruise line also hosts themed adventures, including a crab feast and murder mystery dinner.

2. mystery

noun. ['ˈmɪstɝi'] a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie.

Synonyms

  • murder mystery
  • whodunit
  • mystery story
  • story

Antonyms

  • unclassified

Etymology

  • mysterie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mysterium (Latin)

3. murder

noun. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

Synonyms

  • bloodshed
  • lynching
  • regicide
  • carnage
  • parricide
  • liquidation
  • fratricide
  • uxoricide
  • elimination
  • massacre
  • tyrannicide
  • execution
  • slaying
  • filicide
  • dry-gulching
  • infanticide
  • mariticide
  • thuggee
  • mass murder
  • homicide
  • hit
  • assassination
  • gore
  • shoot-down
  • slaughter
  • contract killing

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • child
  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. murder

verb. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] kill intentionally and with premeditation.

Synonyms

  • polish off
  • off
  • dispatch
  • remove
  • burke
  • hit
  • kill
  • slay
  • bump off

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • victory
  • exempt
  • unsoured

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. murder

verb. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] alter so as to make unrecognizable.

Synonyms

  • falsify
  • garble
  • warp
  • mutilate
  • distort

Antonyms

  • top out
  • miss
  • defend
  • fail

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))
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