adjective Also cryp·ti·cal.
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The cryptic message was accompanied by a change to Abovitz’s Twitter bio referencing something called Project Phoenix.Magic Leap tried to create an alternate reality. Its founder was already in one|Verne Kopytoff|September 26, 2020|Fortune
After two weeks of nearly daily posts, he retired the project with one final, cryptic, self-written message.
Even as early as December 4, remarks from inside the bubble were cryptic and frightened.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was like some cryptic English-Chekhovian figure, playing out the last days of his private, imagined Raj.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kurant has crafted a new, cryptic narrative in which the three redundant characters come together in a wrecking yard.
I also think Damian Lewis's performance was stellar in episode after episode: vivid, cryptic, and (against all odds) believable.
She wants an explanation of the cryptic glares and whispers, but they disappear.
I confess I prefer Laforgue, who at his most cryptic is never so wildly tantalising as Rimbaud.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
It is no longer a detail of the Strand, but a cryptic symbol of human life.Prose Fancies (Second Series)|Richard Le Gallienne
They were a solid maze of unknown symbols and cryptic charts.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
And perhaps—or perhaps not—his British brain some day unraveled the meaning of cryptic retort.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
While the two men watched, Judith read back the cryptic information interpolated by the ship's mass-proximity detector.The Women-Stealers of Thrayx|Fox B. Holden