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English verb: obnubilate

1. obnubilate (perception) make less visible or unclear


SamplesThe stars are obscured by the clouds.
The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley.


Synonymsbecloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obscure


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide


Narrower (hyponym)overshadow

2. obnubilate (cognition) make unclear, indistinct, or blurred


SamplesHer remarks confused the debate.
Their words obnubilate their intentions.


Synonymsblur, confuse, obscure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)muddy


Verb groupconfound, confuse









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