Muddying
Muddy Mud"dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muddied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Muddying}.] 1. To soil with mud; to dirty; to render turbid. [1913 Webster]

2. (Fig.): To cloud; to make dull or heavy; to confuse. --Grew. [1913 Webster]


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