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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrypticcryp‧tic /ˈkrɪptɪk/ adjective  MYSTERIOUShaving a meaning that is mysterious or not easily understoodcryptic remark/comment/statement etc a cryptic note at the end of the lettercryptically /-kli/ adverb
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crypticWrite down any error messages you see, no matter how cryptic.But there is one story which, in a cryptic and covert way, does.Indovina's lyrics are mostly cryptic and obscure.Darby was a cheerfully relaxed young man who compiled cryptic crosswords for a monthly magazine in his spare time.My journal is confused, almost cryptic on these matters.He did not find the question cryptic or bizarre.Rather, what she was saying with her cryptic scriptural reference was that I might not be asking the right question.These variations appear cryptic to most westerners, and require some explanation.cryptic remark/comment/statement etcThey were doubled over, poking at each other, making cryptic comments and bursting again into laughter.
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