[ ob-noo-buh-leyt ]
Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
late 16th century;; from the Latin obnubilat- "covered with clouds or fog," from the verb obnubilare
blur confuse obscure confound
unveil demystify clear
verbto cloud over; becloud; obscure
verbA) He told the story in great detail so as to not obnubilate what actually happened. B) She wanted to obnubilate her actions so she could seem mysterious.
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