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"cryptic" in British English

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crypticadjective

uk   us   /ˈkrɪp.tɪk/
mysterious and ​difficult to ​understand: I got a cryptic ​textmessage from Sam.
cryptically
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of cryptic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cryptic" in American English

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crypticadjective

 us   /ˈkrɪp·tɪk/
mysterious and ​difficult to ​understand: a cryptic ​message/​remark
(Definition of cryptic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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