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Synonyms for enigmatic

Adjective

1. enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling, incomprehensible (vs. comprehensible), uncomprehensible
usage: not clear to the understanding; "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"
2. enigmatic, oracular, ambiguous (vs. unambiguous)
usage: resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"
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