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Zoology (of the coloration of animals) tending to conceal by disguising or camouflaging the shape

cryptic

Secret. See cryptography and cryptanalysis.
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19 ( ANI ): After a political slugfest erupted on the 'office of profit' case, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Friday, said cryptically that history was a witness that truth has always triumphed in the end.
On duty with the Republic Of Ireland this week, Keane initially refused to speak about Ferguson before cryptically stating: "There will be a day for me to go into that.
Hooper has been linked with a summer move to England, and when asked if he will still be a Celtic player next season he cryptically added: "We'll see won't we?
It has been cryptically written (each chapter has only 2 pages) and highlights only the key issues relating to diagnostic and surgical techniques of a wide range of both ablative and reconstructive surgical procedures.
Liberty has apparently deleted her Twitter account after cryptically retweeting the quote: "Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Andrews, Scotland) arranges material in cryptically titled chapters--e.
It is not only distance that matters," Tevez added cryptically.
I'm a lot stronger than you think ," she adds cryptically.
Birmingham is a very different city from the one I used to get robbed in," said Skinner, cryptically, surrounded by bubbles.
They were cryptically referred to as "tailored jogging pants" but the ugly reality was inescapable.
Mavros cryptically said the murder was a "clear message" to daily newspaper Phileleftheros and television station Ant1 and "to all those who insist on resisting them daily.
The cryptically worded statement didn't make absolutely clear that the envoy had voted wrong.