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having a secret or hidden meaning

having a puzzling terseness

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Thus, during these experiments birds learned to avoid aposematic prey items that signaled their unpalatability with a signal opposite to that of the background, and learned to search for cryptic items that were more difficult to find.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 12 (ANI): India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan, who is nursing an injury on the back of his left hand in the region between the index finger and thumb, on Wednesday shared a cryptic message.
After the cryptic tweet of the group after the announcement of their nomination, this would be their debut stage for the said award show.
LAST WEEK'S WINNERS Cryptic No 12030 Sandra Lilley, Sheldon.
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Researchers have found a link between maths skills and the ability to solve cryptic crosswords.
Vancouver, Canada, November 15, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Exlade releases Cryptic Disk 4, a new version of its disk encryption program.
His cryptic messages began at 7.20pm when he tweeted the letter 'O' - then spelt out the word Oasis letter by letter at regular intervals until shortly after 8.30pm.
A mysterious loner (De Bankole) receives a series of cryptic instructions as he travels through Spain on a criminal mission.
To help you recognise the properties pictured, we will also provide a cryptic clue.
The thick, glossy, perfect-bound book holds lots of good reading and photos: There's an article on the infamous Zodiac Killer and tips on how to solve his cryptic ciphers; a tutorial on how to become a ninja; Cockfighting in the Philippines (no doubt inspired by this page's usual compiler); and a profile on wrestler Larry Shreeve, aka Abdullah the Butcher.
It's the Daily Record's own brand of cryptic puzzle, just the thing that would set hot blood racing for Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu - except they might not be Scottish enough.
This cryptic reaction isn't surprising given the zoo's recent controversies.