Bedim
Bedim Be*dim" (b[-e]*d[i^]m"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedimmed} (b[-e]*d[i^]md"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedimming}.] To make dim; to obscure or darken. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • bedim — index blind (obscure), camouflage, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, sully Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • bedim — (v.) 1560s, from BE (Cf. be ) + DIM (Cf. dim) (adj.). Related: Bedimmed; bedimming …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedim — dim, eclipse, cloud, becloud, fog, befog, obfuscate, *obscure, darken Analogous words: cloak, mask, *disguise: conceal, *hide, screen …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bedim — [bē dim′, bidim′] vt. bedimmed, bedimming to make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure …   English World dictionary

  • bedim — transitive verb Date: 1565 1. to make less bright 2. to make indistinct ; obscure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bedim — /bi dim /, v.t., bedimmed, bedimming. to make dim; darken; obscure. [1560 70; BE + DIM] Syn. becloud, overcast, shroud; muddle. Ant. illumine, brighten. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedim — verb To make dim; to obscure or darken. Read in thy New Testament and elsewhere, if, with floods of mealymouthed inanity, with miserable froth vortices of Cant now several centuries old, thy New Testament is not all bedimmed for thee …   Wiktionary

  • bedim — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make dim or indistinct: becloud, befog, blear, blur, cloud, dim, dull, eclipse, fog, gloom, mist, obfuscate, obscure, overcast, overshadow, shadow. See CLEAR …   English dictionary for students

  • bedim — be·dim || bɪ dɪm v. darken; make unclear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedim — imbed …   Anagrams dictionary

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