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English definition of “sphinx-like”

sphinx-like

adjective     /ˈsfɪŋks.laɪk/
mysterious and not allowing people to know what you are thinking: He sat silently with a sphinx-like smile on his face.Not showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
(Definition of sphinx-like adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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