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enigmatic

en·ig·mat·ic

enigmatic

 
 
pronunciation:
e nIg mae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or like an enigma; puzzling; mysterious.
His enigmatic response to my question about his wife made me wonder if the two might have separated.
synonyms:
baffling, cryptic, inscrutable, mysterious, paradoxical, perplexing, puzzling
similar words:
abstruse, ambiguous, arcane, equivocal, incomprehensible, indecipherable, inexplicable, labyrinthine, obscure, occult, recondite
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derivation: enigmatically (adv.)