She wants an explanation of the cryptic glares and whispers, but they disappear.
Which, if you think about it, is magical and cryptic and totally a Tilda Swinton-y thing to do.
Then Rahm and Axe, two old Chicago hands, fell into a cryptic chat.
Even as early as December 4, remarks from inside the bubble were cryptic and frightened.
He was like some cryptic English-Chekhovian figure, playing out the last days of his private, imagined Raj.
Stand for what, my esteemed but cryptic fellow-practitioner?
"It is full early in the morning for the cryptic and abstruse," I said.
With these cryptic words he slid off the bed, taking with him the large old-fashioned Bible which always lay by Nanna's bedside.
The president cast a cryptic look at the lad and did not reply directly to him.
It is no longer a detail of the Strand, but a cryptic symbol of human life.
1630s, "hidden, occult, mystical," from Late Latin crypticus, from Greek kryptikos "fit for concealing," from kryptos "hidden" (see crypt). Meaning "mysterious, enigmatic" is recorded from 1920. Related: Cryptically.
cryptic cryp·tic (krĭp'tĭk)
Hidden or concealed.
Tending to conceal or camouflage, as the coloring of an animal.