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Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
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  1. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  2. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  3. Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
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  1. Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
  2. Rather dark in color:
  3. Lacking light; dim; shadowy
Dim; indistinct
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  1. Dim; indistinct
  2. (Of character) Dark, obscure.
  3. Full of or dark with shadow:
(Archaic) Dark; obscure
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  1. (Archaic) Dark; obscure
Served without milk or cream:
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  1. Served without milk or cream:
  2. Lacking or having very little light:
  3. Sullen or threatening:
Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
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  1. Having low diffused light; dim or shadowy.
  2. Lacking light; dim; shadowy
  3. Somewhat dark in color; esp., swarthy
Unclear, obscure, cryptic, etc.
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  1. Unclear, obscure, cryptic, etc.
  2. Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.
  3. Dark or gloomy
Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
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  1. Not clearly understood or expressed; ambiguous or vague:
  2. Lacking light; dim; dark; murky
  3. Deficient in light; dark:
Faded and dull in appearance.
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  1. Faded and dull in appearance.
  2. Not bright or lively; dull, dreary, or monotonous
  3. Of a light olive brown or khaki color.
Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
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  1. Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
  2. Not pointed or sharp; blunt; not keen
  3. Not clear or resonant:
Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
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  1. Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
  2. Having lost effervescence or sparkle:
  3. Not glossy; matte:
Not light or bright; dull
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  1. Not light or bright; dull
  2. Full of or covered with mud.
  3. Lacking luster; dull:
Unclear, obscure, cryptic, etc.
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  1. Unclear, obscure, cryptic, etc.
  2. Dark or dim, as from mist:
  3. Darkened, clouded, or blurry:
Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
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  1. Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
  2. Not pointed or sharp; blunt; not keen
  3. Not clear or resonant:
Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
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  1. Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
  2. Having lost effervescence or sparkle:
  3. Not glossy; matte:
Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest; having no vitality
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  1. Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest; having no vitality
  2. Having no shine or lustre; dull
  3. Lacking brightness, luster, or vitality; dull.
Lacking distinction, radiance, or vitality; dull:
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  1. Lacking distinction, radiance, or vitality; dull:
  2. Without luster, dull, not shiny, flat or matte finished.
Obscure; vague; not clear
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  1. Obscure; vague; not clear
  2. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
  3. Not transparent or clear.
Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
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  1. Covered by (as if by) a film; hazy
  2. Covered with a film or sheen:
  3. Blurred or hazy
Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
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  1. Somewhat vague, obscure, confused, or indefinite
  2. Filled with haze; somewhat foggy, misty, or smoky
  3. Marked by the presence of haze; misty:
Vague; hazy:
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  1. Vague; hazy:
  2. Consisting of or marked by mist:
  3. Blurred or dimmed, as by mist; indistinct
(Of eyes or vision) dim, unclear from water or rheum.
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  1. (Of eyes or vision) dim, unclear from water or rheum.
  2. Blurred; dim; indistinct; misty
  3. Made dim by tears, mucus, etc.
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.
So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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  1. So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
  2. Likely to fall into a faint; dizzy and weak:
  3. Lacking clarity or distinctness:
Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy
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  1. Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy
  2. Confused; perplexed
  3. (Figuratively) Confused, befuddled, etc.
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
Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
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  1. Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
  2. Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
  3. Unclear; vague.
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
Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
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  1. Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
  2. So faintly perceptible as to lack clear delineation; indistinct:
  3. Out of sight; hidden:
Without reality or substance; illusory
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  1. Without reality or substance; illusory
  2. Little known or understood; obscure or mysterious:
  3. (Of character) Dark, obscure.
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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
(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 make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
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  1. To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
  2. To blur; dim.
  3. To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
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 dark, obscure, or less transparent:
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  1. To become dark, obscure, or less transparent:
  2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
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 cloud over; obscure; make dark or unclear
  3. To muddle; confuse; bewilder
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 cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
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  1. To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
  2. To become cloudy or gloomy.
  3. (Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
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
To make or become dull.
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  1. To make or become dull.
To make or become dull in feeling, spirit, etc.
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  1. To make or become dull in feeling, spirit, etc.
To bring into a state of stupor; stun; make dull or lethargic
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  1. To bring into a state of stupor; stun; make dull or lethargic
  2. To amaze; astonish:
  3. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
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