mysteriously mysteriously  /ˌmɪs ˈtɪ ri əs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a cryptic manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The other is a product mysteriously code-named Milan, from a new branch of Microsoft called, not much less mysteriously, surface computing.
  2. Although the path affords a telescopic view of the onion-domed citadel that is the new prime-ministerial office, this strip of asphalt is mysteriously overgrown with weeds and scrub.
  3. After several quiet panels of the two of them making out Steve suddenly stops and mysteriously apologizes.

News

  1. High-Fructose Corn Syrup Is Bad For Everything: It Might Be Killing The Bees

    The latest suspect fingered in colony collapse disorder is a familiar villain. Colony collapse disorder, the phenomenon where bees mysteriously disappear from their hives and never come back, has preoccupied everyone who cares about our food system for the past few years. Bees have been disappearing at extremely rapid rates (over 30% of managed honeybee colonies in the U.S. disappeared this past ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Lake Mead mystery foam not toxic, officials say

    Officials said Monday evening that test results showed a foam that mysteriously formed in Lake Mead over the weekend was not toxic.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Las Vegas

  3. Nobody Nose: Anchor Mysteriously Leaks Blood During Live Broadcast

    Forget technical difficulties; here's an example of physical difficulties. During a recent on-air sign-off for French-Canadian RDI news anchor Alexis de Lancer , things got a bit bloody. As the anchor read his lines to camera, his nose began to mysteriously leak blood.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Mediaite

Quotes

  1. "A high-placed source in royal circles tells me that two days in June have been mysteriously blocked out on the palace diaries - June 3 and 4," Brown wrote.
    on Apr 7, 2010 By: Tina Brown Source: PerezHilton.com (blog)

  2. "Obviously 64 today was very pleasant," said McDowell. "I feel happy with what I'm doing and certainly feel I'm putting well enough to compete this weekend. It was blowing 30 miles (50 kilometers) an hour when we teed off but mysteriously the...
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Graeme McDowell Source: CNN International

  3. "Yesterday in parliament, Mr Howard denied all knowledge of (the) government having signed any contracts for any new advertising campaign on climate change or the environment," Labor leader Kevin Rudd told reporters. "Suddenly, mysteriously...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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