obnubilate
[ ob-noo-buh-leyt ]
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Part of SpeechverbOrigin + Etymology
late 16th century;; from the Latin obnubilat- "covered with clouds or fog," from the verb obnubilare
Synonyms
verb
blur confuse obscure confound
Antonyms
verb
unveil demystify clear
Definition
verbto cloud over; becloud; obscure
Examples
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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