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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 known or not widely known by name

    See also:

    knowledge

Verb
  1. To conceal in obscurity

    See also:

    show

  2. To cut off from sight

    See also:

    show

Another word for obscure

Verb
  1. To dim

    See also:

    shade

  2. To conceal

Synonym Study

  • Equivocal is used of something ambiguous that is deliberately used to mislead or confuse an equivocal answer
  • Ambiguous applies to that which puzzles because it allows of more than one interpretation an ambiguous title
  • Enigmatic and cryptic are used of that which baffles or perplexes, the latter word implying deliberate intention to puzzle an enigmatic smile, a cryptic warning
  • Vague implies such a lack of precision or exactness as to be indistinct or unclear a vague foreboding
  • Obscure applies to that which is perceived with difficulty either because it is concealed or veiled or because of obtuseness in the perceiver their reasons remain obscure