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Overview of adj cryptic

The adj cryptic has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying

(of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands")

2. cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptic, cryptical, sibylline

(having a secret or hidden meaning; "cabalistic symbols engraved in stone"; "cryptic writings"; "thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements"- John Gunther)

3. cryptic

(having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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