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To make seem dim, as by comparison
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  1. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  2. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  3. To grow dim
To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
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  1. To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
  2. To become intellectually indistinguishable:
  3. To become visually indistinct:
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
(Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
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  1. (Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
  2. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
  3. To cloud over; darken
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
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  1. To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To cause confusion in; muddle.
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  1. To cause confusion in; muddle.
  2. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
  3. To envelop in fog.
To become visually indistinct:
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  1. To become visually indistinct:
  2. To smear, stain or smudge.
  3. To become intellectually indistinguishable:
To become cloudy or overcast:
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  1. To become cloudy or overcast:
  2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
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  1. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  2. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  3. To grow dim
To make or become dull
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  1. To make or become dull
To make seem less brilliant, famous, etc. by being even more so; overshadow; outshine; surpass
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  1. To make seem less brilliant, famous, etc. by being even more so; overshadow; outshine; surpass
  2. To obscure; darken.
  3. The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. To obscure or dim (a photographic image).
  3. To blur; dim; obscure
To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
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  1. To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
  2. To be or look morose, displeased, or dejected
  3. To be or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
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  1. Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
  2. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the Earth. Mist reduces visibility to not less than 1 km (0.62 mi).
  3. To conceal or veil with or as if with mist.
To render indistinct or dim; darken:
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  1. To render indistinct or dim; darken:
  2. To muddle; confuse; bewilder
  3. To cloud over; obscure; make dark or unclear
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
To become cloudy or gloomy.
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  1. To become cloudy or gloomy.
  2. (Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
  3. To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
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  1. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
  2. To darken; obscure
  3. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
To throw a shadow upon
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  1. To throw a shadow upon
  2. To cast a shadow on; darken or shade:
  3. (Archaic) To shelter from light or heat
Watery, filmy, or unable to see clearly:
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  1. Watery, filmy, or unable to see clearly:
  2. Dim or blurred, as the eyes are from lack of rest or when one first awakens
  3. Vaguely outlined; indistinct:
Obscure; vague; not clear
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  1. Obscure; vague; not clear
  2. Not transparent or clear.
  3. Uncertain; unclear.
Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
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  1. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
  2. Not clearly seen, heard, perceived, or understood; vague
  3. Not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction, strength, etc.
So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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  1. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  2. Dim; indistinct; unclear
  3. Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Confused; perplexed
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  1. Confused; perplexed
  2. (Figuratively) Confused, befuddled, etc.
  3. Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy
Not clear; indistinct:
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  1. Not clear; indistinct:
  2. Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals. Mentioned in the popular nursery rhyme Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear.
  3. Not clear, distinct, or precise; blurred
Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
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  1. Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
  2. Marked by the presence of haze; misty:
  3. Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
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  1. Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
  2. Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
  3. Vague or unclear.
Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
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  1. Not separate or separable; not clearly marked off; not plainly defined
  2. Hazy; vague:
  3. Not seen, heard, or perceived clearly; faint; dim; obscure
Full of tender emotion; sentimental:
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  1. Full of tender emotion; sentimental:
  2. Vague; hazy:
  3. Obscure or vague
Deficient in light; dark:
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  1. Deficient in light; dark:
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Out of sight; hidden:
Little known or understood; obscure or mysterious:
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  1. Little known or understood; obscure or mysterious:
  2. (Of character) Dark, obscure.
  3. Dim; indistinct
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  1. Not easy to see or read; indecipherable or unreadable.
  2. Ambiguous; liable to more than one interpretation.
  3. Not clearly defined; not explicit.
Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
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  1. Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
  2. Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
  3. Indefinite in shape, form, or character; hazily or indistinctly seen or sensed
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