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1. becloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure

make less visible or unclear

Example Sentences:
'The stars are obscured by the clouds'
'the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley'

2. blur, confuse, obnubilate, obscure

make unclear, indistinct, or blurred

Example Sentences:
'Her remarks confused the debate'
'Their words obnubilate their intentions'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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(transitive) literary
to darken or obscure

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verb transitiveWord forms: obˈnubiˌlated or obˈnubiˌlating
to make unclear, indistinct, vague, etc.
memories obnubilated by the passage of time

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tr.v. ob·nu·bi·lat·ed, ob·nu·bi·lat·ing, ob·nu·bi·lates
1. To darken or obscure with clouds; becloud: a storm that obnubilated the sky.
2. To cause to be unable to think clearly; confuse: Superstition obnubilated their minds.
3. To make hard to understand or follow; obscure: an important idea that was obnubilated by poor writing.

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