Implicitly explicit

cryptic
(adj)
CRIP-tic
Meaning

mysterious; having hidden meaning

1st Sample Sentence

She sent him a letter consisting of a single cryptic phrase: "Why not?"

Root

kryptein (to hide, conceal) (Greek)

Synonyms

cryptic, implicit, subliminal

Antonyms

blatant

Mnemonics

Crypt means Secret. So Cryptic means something secret. Puzzle

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