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obscure

obscure as in make less visible or unclear
  • "The stars are obscured by the clouds"
  • "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

Synonyms

  • befogmake less visible or unclear
  • becloudmake less visible or unclear
  • obnubilatemake less visible or unclear; make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  • haze overmake less visible or unclear
  • fogmake less visible or unclear; droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground ; an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance ; confusion characterized by lack of clarity
  • cloudany collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible ; a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude ; out of touch with reality; a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; suspicion affecting your reputation; a group of many things in the air or on the ground; make overcast or cloudy; make less visible or unclear; billow up in the form of a cloud; make gloomy or depressed; place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; make less clear; colour with streaks or blotches of different shades ; make milky or dull
  • mista thin fog with condensation near the ground ; become covered with mist; make less visible or unclear; spray finely or cover with mist
obscure as in make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  • "Her remarks confused the debate"
  • "Their words obnubilate their intentions"

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  • confusemistake one thing for another; be confusing or perplexing to; cause to feel embarrassment; assemble without order or sense; make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  • blura hazy or indistinct representation; become glassy; to make less distinct or clear; make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; make a smudge on; make dim or indistinct; become vague or indistinct
  • obnubilatemake less visible or unclear; make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
obscure as in make obscure or unclear
  • "The distinction was obscured"

Synonyms

  • bedimmake darker and difficult to perceive by sight ; make obscure or unclear
  • overcloudbecome covered with clouds; make obscure or unclear
obscure as in reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa
    obscure as in make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    • "a hidden message"
    • "a veiled threat"

    Synonyms

    • blot outmake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    • obliteratereduced to nothingness ; mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; remove completely from recognition or memory; do away with completely, without leaving a trace
    • veilto obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; a garment that covers the head and face ; a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms ; the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth) ; a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church
    • hidethe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) ; body covering of a living animal ; prevent from being seen or discovered; be or go into hiding; cover as if with a shroud; make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    obscure as in not clearly expressed or understood
    • "an obscure turn of phrase"
    • "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit-Anatole Broyard"
    • "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear- P.A.Sorokin"
    • "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science- John Locke"

    Synonyms

    • vaguenot clearly expressed or understood; not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; lacking clarity or distinctness
    obscure as in marked by difficulty of style or expression
    • "much that was dark is now quite clear to me"
    • "those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure"

    Synonyms

    • darkabsence of light or illumination ; absence of moral or spiritual values; an unilluminated area; the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside ; an unenlightened state; devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; (used of color) having a dark hue; brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes); stemming from evil characteristics or forces; secret; showing a brooding ill humor; lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture; marked by difficulty of style or expression; causing dejection; not giving performances
    obscure as in difficult to find
    • "hidden valleys"
    • "a hidden cave"
    • "an obscure retreat"

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    • hiddennot accessible to view; designed to elude detection; difficult to find
    obscure as in not famous or acclaimed
    • "an obscure family"
    • "unsung heroes of the war"

    Synonyms

    • unknownan unknown and unexplored region; anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found ; a variable whose values are solutions of an equation ; not known; being or having an unknown or unnamed source; not known to exist; not famous or acclaimed; not known before
    • unsungnot famous or acclaimed; having value that is not acknowledged
    obscure as in not drawing attention
    • "an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"
    • "an obscure flaw"

    Synonyms

    • unnoticeablenot noticeable; not drawing attention
    obscure as in remote and separate physically or socially
    • "existed over the centuries as a world apart"
    • "preserved because they inhabited a place apart- W.H.Hudson"
    • "tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization"
    • "an obscure village"

    Synonyms

    • apart(p)
    • isolatednot close together in time; being or feeling set or kept apart from others; marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; cut off or left behind; under forced isolation especially for health reasons; remote and separate physically or socially