mystification


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something designed to mystify or bewilder

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the activity of obscuring people's understanding, leaving them baffled or bewildered

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It is as if the primary mystification that mental illness is genuine illness must not be fully seen, and one must remain blind to the fact of being blind (2).
La mystification marocaine nae1/4aoa plus de limites.
Ce nouveau sobriquet des militaristes algerois, qui fait actuellement le tour du monde, remet au pied du mur cette eternelle mystification fomentee, en toutes pieces, contre l'integrite territoriale du Maroc.
He argues that the mystification or metaphysical obfuscation of the instruments made to provide digital information is a political problem.
Additionally, any suggestion that there be daycare or breast-feeding facilities anywhere outside international corporate HQs is met with slack-jawed mystification, likewise compliance with the Maternity Benefits Act.
Bradway's writers engage in a rigorous effort to overcome subjectivity, understood (in Deleuzian terms) as a "disembodied and bloodless" mystification of our objecthood (22).
Critique: A mishmash of musings, mantra, and mystification, Keys To the Truculent Me is alternately funny, frugal, and insightful.
Mystification, precise execution of visual tricks, playful authors, compelling performances by actors and dancers, the desire to have fun and entertain the viewer along with humour and lots of playfulness is all aimed at giving a mystifying live theatre for a live audience.
Can Hamish and Carson find this "ghost" before it spreads more death and mystification? Superbly performed by Graeme Malcolm, Death of a Ghost is a choice pick for murder mystery connoisseurs.
After much practice, we would finish up with a row of snowballs on the line, much to the mystification of passing residents.
SHOPWORKERS' union leader John Hannett summed up the public mystification with the SNP's antics this week pretty well.
Such mystification makes any enquiry into Druze doctrine or history a delicate endeavor.
However, the opposition was not about to go charitable with the Communist Party typifying of the comments prevailing, with political commission member JoEuo Dias Coelho stating that the Prime Minister's message "continued to insist on lying and mystification".
Yet however much Baruchellakeeps us at arm's length, he does not pursue mystification for its own sake.
Thus, during yesterday's session, between the sixth and seventh resolution against Israel, the interpreter on the floor expressed her mystification with the body's obsession with Israel at the expense of other global concerns, not realizing her microphone was still on: