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Another word for obscure

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Adjective
  1. Liable to more than one interpretation

  2. Deficient in brightness

    See also:

    light

  3. Not clearly perceived or perceptible

    See also:

    clear

  4. Far from centers of human population

  5. Not readily noticed or seen

  6. Not known or not widely known by name

    See also:

    knowledge

Verb
  1. To make dim or indistinct

      1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
      2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
      3. A darker area in a picture or photograph.
      1. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
      2. To make insignificant by comparison; dominate.
      1. Covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist.
      2. Clouded over.
      3. Gloomy; melancholy.
      1. To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand:
      2. To render indistinct or dim; darken:
      1. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the earth.
      2. Water vapor condensed on and clouding the appearance of a surface.
      3. Fine drops of a liquid, such as water, perfume, or medication, sprayed into the air.
      1. Partial or total darkness; dimness:
      2. A partially or totally dark place, area, or location.
      3. An atmosphere of melancholy or depression:
      1. Condensed water vapor in cloudlike masses lying close to the ground and limiting visibility.
      2. An obscuring haze, as of atmospheric dust or smoke.
      3. A mist or film clouding a surface, as of a window, lens, or mirror.
      1. The partial or complete obscuring, relative to a designated observer, of one celestial body by another.
      2. The period of time during which such an obscuration occurs.
      3. A temporary or permanent dimming or cutting off of light.
      1. Arousing little interest; lacking liveliness; boring:
      2. Not brisk or rapid; sluggish:
      3. Not having a sharp edge or point; blunt:
      1. Lacking in brightness:
      2. Emitting only a small amount of light; faint:
      3. Lacking luster; dull or subdued:
      1. A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level.
      2. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
      3. A large moving body of things in the air or on the ground; a swarm:
      1. To make indistinct and hazy in outline or appearance; obscure:
      2. To make dim, unclear, or cloudy:
      3. To cause to be intellectually indistinguishable:
      1. To blur or redden (the eyes).
      2. To blur; dim.
      3. Bleary.
      1. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
      2. To cause confusion in; muddle.
      1. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
    See also:

    clear

  2. To conceal in obscurity

    See also:

    show

  3. To cut off from sight

      1. something that shuts off a flow or movement, as a valve
      2. a stoppage or interruption
      1. A cloth used to wrap a body for burial; a winding sheet.
      2. Something that conceals, protects, or screens:
      3. One of a set of ropes or wire cables stretched from the masthead to the sides of a vessel to support the mast.
      1. A movable device, especially a framed construction such as a room divider or a decorative panel, designed to divide, conceal, or protect.
      2. One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide:
      3. A coarse sieve used for sifting out fine particles, as of sand, gravel, or coal.
      1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
      2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder:
      3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
      1. To put or keep out of sight or away from notice:
      2. To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
      3. To cut off from sight; cover up:
      1. To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
    See also:

    show

Another word for obscure

Modifier
  1. Vague

  2. Dark

    See also:

    dark