Synonyms and Antonyms of elliptical
- the poet's elliptical style is such that the reader often senses that an allusion is being made—but to what exactly?
beclouded, bedimmed, befogged, clouded, cloudy, dim, faint, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, indistinct, indistinguishable, misty, muddy, obfuscatory, obnubilated, obscurant (or obscurantic), shaded, shadowlike, shadowy, sphinxlike
- his elliptical replies can seem rude to some people, but that's just his way
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