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cryp•tic



Pronunciation: (krip'tik), [key]
adj. Also,cryp'ti•cal.
1. mysterious in meaning; puzzling; ambiguous: a cryptic message.
2. abrupt; terse; short: a cryptic note.
3. secret; occult: a cryptic writing.
4. involving or using cipher, code, etc.
5. Zool.fitted for concealing; serving to camouflage.

n.
a cryptogram, esp. one designed as a puzzle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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