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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 mystery-novel


1. Noun Phrase
A good mystery board game should be like a good mystery novel.

2. Noun Phrase
Most readers of mystery novels expect one or more twists.

3. Noun Phrase
It's often used in detective fiction and mystery novels.

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. novel

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəl'] an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story.

Synonyms

  • roman a clef
  • novelette
  • roman fleuve
  • romance
  • dime novel
  • penny dreadful
  • mystery novel
  • novella
  • detective novel

Antonyms

  • impure
  • dry
  • preserved
  • salty

Etymology

  • novel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • novellus (Latin)

4. novel

adjective. ['ˈnɑːvəl'] original and of a kind not seen before.

Synonyms

  • new
  • original

Antonyms

  • stale
  • staleness
  • backward

Etymology

  • novel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • novellus (Latin)

5. novel

noun. ['ˈnɑːvəl'] a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction.

Synonyms

  • volume

Antonyms

  • tired
  • soured

Etymology

  • novel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • novellus (Latin)

6. novel

adjective. ['ˈnɑːvəl'] pleasantly new or different.

Synonyms

  • new

Antonyms

  • truth
  • refrain

Etymology

  • novel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • novellus (Latin)
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