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English noun: mist

1. mist (phenomenon) a thin fog with condensation near the ground


Broader (hypernym)fog


English verb: mist

1. mist (change) become covered with mist


SamplesThe windshield misted over.


Synonymsmist over


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

2. mist (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, obnubilate, obscure


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide


Narrower (hyponym)overshadow

3. mist (contact) spray finely or cover with mist


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


Broader (hypernym)spray









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