Part of speech:
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
Doubtful or uncertain:
Made up of parts intricately involved; hard to untangle, solve, understand, analyze, etc.
Not explicable; that cannot be explained, understood, or accounted for
That cannot be easily understood; completely obscure or mysterious; unfathomable; enigmatic
Having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate:
Having a close emotional, and often sexual, relationship with
Of, relating to, or being a religious mystery:
Readily comprehended or understood; intelligible.
The definition of straightforward is honest, direct and to the point.
Capable of being understood:
The definition of arcane is something that is secret or that only a few people know about or understand.
The definition of mystic is things that have to do with the occult or are mysterious.
Difficult to explain or understand
Difficult to explain or understand
That cannot be understood; incomprehensible
Dumbfound is defined as to amaze someone, or to make someone speechless because of shock.
To affect with great wonder; astonish.
To put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder.
To stupefy is to astonish, shock or make someone unable to think or respond clearly.
To pose is defined as to get into a certain position or to pretend to be someone.
Beat means to hit something over and over again or to form or mix something.
To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
To be successful in coming or going:
To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To stymie is defined as to hinder or block.
Stump is defined as to confuse.
(Ergative) To create a rattling sound by shaking or striking.
To think deeply and at length; meditate
To confuse; bewilder
Intrigue is defined as to do something that gets another person interested.
The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
To disturb is defined as to interfere with something or bother someone.
To distract is defined as to draw someone's attention away from something and on to something else.
To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
The definition of befuddle means to confuse someone or to make something difficult to understand.
To confuse; bewilder.
The definition of addle refers to causing someone to become confused or to becoming unable to think clearly.
To wonder at or about
To move (a lever or switch) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device.
Muddle is defined as to mix up, confuse or think in a confused way, or to mix up a drink.
To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly:
To confuse or bewilder.
To discombobulate is defined as to confuse or disorient.
To explain or decorate
To clarify is defined as to purify a liquid to make it clear or to remove something.
Unravel is defined as to solve, untangle or undo, or to become untangled.
Elucidate is defined as to make something clear.
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To be filled with curiosity or doubt:
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
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