Cryptic and Obscured


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Cryptic adjective – Being beyond one's powers to know, understand, or explain.
Obscured and cryptic are semantically related In some cases you can use "Obscured" instead an adjective "Cryptic".
Nearby Words: crypt, cryptograph, cryptography, cryptographic, cryptically
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Obscured adjective – Being without light or without much light.
Cryptic and obscured are semantically related in ulterior topic. Sometimes you can use "Cryptic" instead an adjective "Obscured".
Nearby Words: obscure, obscuring, obscuration
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  • They meet in a dimly lit room with their faces obscured, engage in an Arc Words-filled Cryptic Conversation (which only makes sense once you know the entire story) and an occasional Palantir Ploy, then disappear into darkness.
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