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Synonyms for crypticˈkrɪp tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying(adj)

    of an obscure nature

    kabbalistic, mystifying, bass, cryptical, mystic, occult, secret, recondite, deep, qabalistic, orphic, inscrutable, abstruse, cryptic, rich, mysterious, cabalistic, mystical, thick, sibylline

    exoteric, explicable, prolix

  2. cabalistic, kabbalistic, qabalistic, cryptic, cryptical, sibylline(adj)

    having a secret or hidden meaning

    cryptic, cabalistic, vatical, deep, sibylline, mysterious, inscrutable, vatic, kabbalistic, divinatory, cryptical, sibyllic, qabalistic, mystifying, mantic

    prolix, exoteric, explicable

  3. cryptic(adj)

    having a puzzling terseness

    deep, inscrutable, sibylline, mysterious, kabbalistic, cryptical, qabalistic, mystifying, cabalistic

    exoteric, explicable, prolix

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enigmatic, mysterious, encrypted

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