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- adj. cryptic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as cryptic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a secret or hidden meaning
- adj. of an obscure nature
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DV, DV Widescreen, HD 1080i, MPEG-4 etc. .. but the default appears to be NTSC with no option to change. .. you change the video standard in iM's prefs, a bit 'cryptical' by setting the framerate to
Persons given to cryptical studies were inclined to consider this an esoteric form of advertisement, intended to convey to the initiated the information that A. STORM had gone into the beer business.
Matters were in this cryptical state when the door opened and Father came in.
His comment on this piece of news is strong but cryptical.
He did not explain that somewhat cryptical remark, and presently he left her and went to his room.
I forget whether in the Bishop of Chester's account of this cryptical language the consonant intercalated be G or not.
But else, and failing these cryptical or subterraneous currents of communication, for us the record is closed.
And yet, from the blindness or inconsiderate examination of his critics, this latent wisdom -- this cryptical science of poetic effects -- in the mighty poet, has been misinterpreted, and set down to the account of defective skill, or even of puerile ostentation.
PORTA had a love of the mysterious parts of sciences, such as physiognomy, natural magic, the cryptical arts of writing, and projected many curious inventions which astonished his age, and which we have carried to perfection.
The cryptical and implicit import of which is -- I have a damned thorn in my leg, which the surgeon has not been yet able to extract -- and but that I have metaphysicized most successfully on 'Pain', in consequence of the accident, by the Great Scatterer of Thoughts, I should have been half mad.