mys·ter·y1/ˈmist(ə)rē | noun
1. something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain.”the mysteries of outer space”synonyms:puzzle, enigma, conundrum, riddle, secret, unsolved problem, problem, question, question mark, closed book; informalposer”his death remains a mystery”
- 2. a novel, play, or movie dealing with a puzzling crime, especially a murder.synonyms:thriller, detective story/novel, murder story; informalwhodunit”a 1920s murder mystery entitled “The Ghost Train””
The activity or skill of marking coherent words on paper and composing text.”parents want schools to concentrate on reading, writing, and arithmetic”
- a sequence of letters, words, or symbols marked on paper or some other surface.”a leather product with gold writing on it”handwriting.”his writing looked crabbed”synonyms:handwriting, hand, script, penmanship, pen, print, printing, longhand, calligraphy, chirography; Moreletters;informalscribble, scrawl, fist”his writing is much larger than mine”
The occupation, business, or activity of preparing and issuing books, journals, and other material for sale.
“She worked in publishing downtown in New York.”