adjective Also cryp·ti·cal.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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OTHER WORDS FROM crypticcryp·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·cryp·tic, adjectivenon·cryp·ti·cal, adjectivenon·cryp·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Neon’s somewhat cryptic demos showed off virtual, AI-powered avatars that were surprisingly convincing and conversational.CES trends to look out for at this year’s virtual conference|Stan Horaczek|January 6, 2021|Popular Science
Some people write love letters, some try to fool others into thinking they’re actually traveling, and some send cryptic messages anonymously.Not getting any travel postcards? A project in Mali delivers delight — and a lifeline.|Bailey Berg|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Search engines can intuit what you’re looking for from a few cryptic keywords.Data scientists are trying to make the internet accessible in every language|Nicolás Rivero|October 25, 2020|Quartz
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.
While her motives may be a bit cryptic, she's certainly embracing the silver fox look.Rihanna Goes Gray; Donatella Versace Inspires 'Only God Forgives' Character|The Fashion Beast Team|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With that cryptic message she ran back to the door, which was immediately slammed behind her.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
This query is no doubt a very correct and moral one, but it seems somewhat cryptic.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
He does not say cryptic things or babble trivialities in the name of the mighty Dead—the mighty Damned or the mighty Blest.The Affable Stranger|Peter McArthur
At the most he would fling out some cryptic hint, bestow some malediction upon life in general.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
There were a few cryptic cautionary references to heightened physico-psychological effects.Hunter Patrol|Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire