obumbrate

  • 1 Obumbrate — Ob*um brate, v. t. [L. obumbratus, p. p. of obumbrare to overshadow, cloud; ob + umbrare to shade.] To shade; to darken; to cloud. [R.] Howell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 obumbrate — index obfuscate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 obumbrate — adj. [L. obumbrare, to over shadow] Overhanging, or partially concealing …

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  • 4 obumbrate — obumbration, n. /ob um brayt/, v., obumbrated, obumbrating, adj. v.t. 1. to darken, overshadow, or cloud. adj. 2. Obs. overshadowed, darkened. [1505 15; < obumbratus, ptp. of obumbrare,; see OBUMBRANT, ATE1] * * * …

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  • 5 obumbrate —   a. obsolete darkened; hidden under a projection.    ♦ obumbrant, a. over hanging …

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  • 6 obumbrate — …

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  • 7 Darkness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Darkness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 darkness darkness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 blackness blackness &c.(dark color) 431 Sgm: N 1 obscurity obscurity gloom murk Sgm: N 1 dusk dusk …

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  • 8 obfuscate — I verb addle, adumbrate, baffle, becloud, bedim, befuddle, begloom, bemist, bewilder, blacken, blind, blur, cloak, cloud, complicate, conceal, confound, confuse, cover, curtain, darken, daze, dim, disconcert, disturb, dull, eclipse, fluster, fog …

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  • 9 becloud — Synonyms and related words: addle, addle the wits, ball up, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, befuddle, begloom, bemist, bewilder, black, black out, blacken, blanket, blind, block the light, blot out, blur, bother, brown, bug, camouflage, cast a… …

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  • 10 black out — Synonyms and related words: annul, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom, black, blacken, block the light, blot out, brown, cancel, cast a shadow, censor, cloud, cloud over, crap out, darken, darken over, delete, dim, dim out, drop, eclipse, efface,… …

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  • 11 blacken — Synonyms and related words: abuse, asperse, attaint, bark at, becloud, bedarken, bedaub, bedim, begloom, begrime, berate, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bespatter, bestain, betongue, black, black out, blackwash, block the light,… …

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  • 12 blot out — Synonyms and related words: abate, abbreviate, abolish, abridge, annul, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom, black, black out, blacken, blast, block the light, blot, blue pencil, bowdlerize, brown, bump off, cancel, cast a shadow, censor, cloud,… …

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  • 13 brown — Synonyms and related words: Argos brown, Bordeaux, Cologne brown, Mexican red, Roman umber, Saint Benoit, Turkey umber, acorn, alesan, alizarin brown, anthracene brown, anthragallol, antique brown, antique gold, autumn leaf, bake, barbecue, baste …

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  • 14 cloud — Synonyms and related words: a mass of, a world of, addle, addle the wits, adumbrate, afterdamp, apply to, army, ball up, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, befuddle, befuddlement, begloom, bemist, besmear, besmirch, bevy, bewilder,… …

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  • 15 darken — Synonyms and related words: attaint, bandage, beat down, becloud, bedarken, bedaub, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, bemist, benight, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, black, black out, blacken, blackwash, blanch, blind, blind the eyes,… …

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  • 16 dim — Synonyms and related words: achromatic, achromatize, achromic, amorphous, anemic, ashen, ashy, banausic, bandage, barely audible, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, black, black out, blacken, blah, blanch, bleach, blear …

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  • 17 eclipse — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, annular eclipse, apply to, bandage, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, black, black out, blacken, blackout, blanket, blanketing, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, block, block the… …

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  • 18 gloom — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom, black, black out, blacken, blackness, bleakness, block the light, blot out, blues, brood, brown, cast a shadow, cloud, cloud over, cloudiness, dark, dark shade, darken,… …

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  • 19 murk — Synonyms and related words: amorphousness, bad light, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom, begrime, besmirch, besoil, black, black out, blacken, blackwash, block the light, blot, blot out, blotch, brown, cast a shadow, charcoal, cloud, cloud over,… …

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  • 20 obfuscate — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, becloud, bedarken, bedim, befog, begloom, black, black out, blacken, blanket, blind, block the light, blot out, blur, brown, camouflage, cast a shadow, cloak, cloud, cloud over, complicate, conceal, confuse …

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