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obnubilate (v.)

"to darken, cloud, overcloud," 1580s, from Latin obnibulatus, past participle of obnubilare "to cover with clouds or fog," from ob "in front of, against" (see ob-) + verb from Latin nubes "cloud," from PIE *sneudh- "fog" (see nuance). Related: Obnubilated; obnubilating. Middle English had obnubilous "obscure, indistinct" (early 15c.).

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Definitions of obnubilate

obnubilate (v.)
make less visible or unclear;
Synonyms: obscure / befog / becloud / haze over / fog / cloud / mist
obnubilate (v.)
make unclear, indistinct, or blurred;
Their words obnubilate their intentions
Synonyms: confuse / blur / obscure
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