adv. mysteriously, cryptically, in a puzzling manner, ambiguously

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  • Enigmatically — E nig*mat ic*al*ly, adv. Darkly; obscurely. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enigmatically — adv. Enigmatically is used with these verbs: ↑smile …   Collocations dictionary

  • enigmatically — enigma ► NOUN ▪ a mysterious or puzzling person or thing. DERIVATIVES enigmatic adjective enigmatical adjective enigmatically adverb. ORIGIN Greek ainigma riddle …   English terms dictionary

  • enigmatically — adverb see enigmatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enigmatically — See enigmatic. * * * …   Universalium

  • enigmatically — adverb a) Acting in a manner that suggests an enigma. b) Behaving mysteriously or strangely …   Wiktionary

  • enigmatically — enig·mat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • enigmatically — See: enigmatic …   English dictionary

  • enigmatically — adverb in a cryptic manner we will meet again, he said cryptically • Syn: ↑cryptically, ↑mysteriously • Derived from adjective: ↑mysterious (for: ↑mysteriously), ↑enigmat …   Useful english dictionary

  • enigmatic — enigmatically, adv. /en ig mat ik, ee nig /, adj. resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious. Also, enigmatical. [1620 30; < LL aenigmaticus < Gk ainigmatikós, equiv. to ainigmat (s. of aínigma) ENIGMA + ikos IC] Syn. puzzling, baffling,… …   Universalium

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