Definitions of cryptic:
  • adjective:   having a puzzling terseness
    Example: "A cryptic note"
  • adjective:   of an obscure nature
    Example: "The new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"
  • adjective:   having a secret or hidden meaning
    Example: "Cryptic writings"

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