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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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