Clare-obscure
Clare-obscure Clare"-ob*scure", n. [L. clarus clear + obscurus obscure; cf. F. clair-obscur. Cf. {Chiaroscuro}.] (Painting) See {Chiaroscuro}. [1913 Webster]

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