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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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