mystify

(redirected from mystifications)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for mystify

Synonyms for mystify

Synonyms for mystify

References in periodicals archive ?
In La Guzla, an early publication in the form of faux-Illyrian folk ballads authored by Prosper Merimee that is habitually termed a mystification, the essentially allusive nature of the text resonates with the preying, parasitic vampires that feature in some of the songs (chapter two).
Paradoxalement, en s'opposant a l'ideologisation et aux mystifications tiers-mondistes, ce discours liberal des droits de l'homme tend a naturaliser le marche et a masquer les fondements ideologiques et les rapports de force inherents a cette nouvelle representation (mystification) de l'Autre.
These mystifications went well with the mystical bent of some of the works.
The Last Recreations: Hydras, Eggs, and Other Mathematical Mystifications.
The author has shaped rich and detailed archival sources into an extraordinary study that effectively dispels mystifications that have long obscured our understanding of Prussian agrarian society.
Slavery and its footfalls, inevitably, lightness over darkness of skin, supposed biblical prohibition, sexual taboo, and genetic mystifications of superiority and its opposite have all played their inglorious parts.
Editor Thomas Frank has assembled another fine volume of essays exposing the hubris of the rich, the lies of the culture industry and the wilful mystifications of their apologists on both Right and Left.
on evoque comme motif a l'origine des mystifications litteraires la [?
Yet he has escaped them; he has said little and his videos are perhaps mystifications of his intent.
Ce recit, reste inacheve (a cause de l'interruption de la mystification, due, selon Diderot, a la mort de Desbrosses: mais la question se revelera plus complexe), est exemplaire: en effet, il est, parmi les mystifications de Diderot, le seul dont tous les protagonistes ont reellement existe (meme si Desbrosses est deguise en medecin turc)(3).
As a main author of court masques, he provided the ritual mystifications of Stuart power for Whitehall's annual festivals, while both the Roman plays not only anatomize imperial statecraft but suggest a considerable fascination with it.
In a previous publication titled, "Mediation of Social Order: Police Use of Law, Myth and Mystifications" I tried to explain the relationship between social order and authority by illustrating how governmental agencies use myth, mystification, and the law as mediation devices between potentially conflicting groups.
When Milton, the seventeenth century's most important iconoclast, speaks out against the false idolatry and mystifications of kingship, he echoes the past as well as anticipates the future.
Abstract rights and abstract moralities are mystifications (p.
It is not hard to hear in such formulationsthe echo of old assumptions about the innate wisdom of the people which will shine forth once the bourgeois mystifications that have obscured it are peeled away.