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English noun: fog

1. fog (phenomenon) droplets of water vapor suspended in the air near the ground

Broader (hypernym)aerosol

Narrower (hyponym)fogbank, ice fog, mist, pea soup, pea-souper, pogonip

2. fog (state) an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance

Synonymsfogginess, murk, murkiness

Broader (hypernym)atmosphere, atmospheric state

Narrower (hyponym)fug

3. fog (cognition) confusion characterized by lack of clarity

Synonymsdaze, haze

Broader (hypernym)confusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness

English verb: fog

1. fog (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, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide

Narrower (hyponym)overshadow

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