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    cryptic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cryptic

    Definition
    (adj) of an obscure nature
    Example Sentence
    • the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms
    • a deep dark secret
    • the inscrutable workings of Providence
    • in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life
    • rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands
    Definition
    (adj) having a secret or hidden meaning
    Example Sentence
    • cabalistic symbols engraved in stone
    • cryptic writings
    • thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements
    Definition
    (adj) having a puzzling terseness
    Example Sentence
    • a cryptic note
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cryptic

Crypt means Secret . . . So Cryptic means something secret . . .Puzzle

crypt+ic..crypt..sounds very close to word corrupt...and corrupted leaders always keep thier SECRETS hidden.

enCRYPTIon is done to keep up the secret and it is always confusing.....

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cryptic sounds like Encrypted i.e something written in encrypted form(hidden from others)

scrip of the booth film was...mysterious till end

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