Translation of cryptic in Spanish:

cryptic

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪptɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [remark/reference] enigmático, críptico; [crossword/clue] críptico
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    • It is not that their conversations are obscure or cryptic.
    • She sings cryptic, mysterious lyrics, letting her voice guide the song.
    • We should be careful, because the Delphic Oracle used cryptic answers that often left the inquisitor more confused than helped.
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    • Conversations were like cryptic crossword clues.
    • A vexatious variant of the crossword is the cryptic crossword - just reading the clues to a cryptic crossword is enough to reduce whole swathes of the population to weeping and gibbering.
    • Anyone keen to learn the secrets of cryptic crosswords will find more than enough clues in this charming memoir, which traces Balfour's own growing fascination with puzzles.

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