Textual thesaurus for "cryptic"

(adj) sibylline, cabalistic, cryptical, qabalistic, kabbalistic

having a secret or hidden meaning

cabalistic symbols engraved in stone; cryptic writings; thoroughly sibylline in most of his pronouncements- John Gunther

(adj) inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying, cryptical, deep

of an obscure nature

the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms; a deep dark secret; the inscrutable workings of Providence; in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life- Rachel Carson; rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands