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    obscure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obscure

    Definition
    (verb) make less visible or unclear
    Synonyms : becloud , befog , cloud , fog , haze over , mist , obnubilate
    Example Sentence
    • The stars are obscured by the clouds
    • the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
    Definition
    (verb) make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    Synonyms : blur , confuse , obnubilate
    Example Sentence
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions
    Definition
    (verb) make obscure or unclear
    Synonyms : bedim , overcloud
    Example Sentence
    • The distinction was obscured
    Definition
    (verb) reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa Definition
    (verb) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    Synonyms : blot out , hide , obliterate , veil
    Example Sentence
    • a hidden message
    • a veiled threat
    Definition
    (adj) not clearly understood or expressed
    Synonyms : vague
    Example Sentence
    • an obscure turn of phrase
    • an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit
    • their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear
    • vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science
    Definition
    (adj) marked by difficulty of style or expression
    Synonyms : dark
    Example Sentence
    • much that was dark is now quite clear to me
    • those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
    Definition
    (adj) difficult to find
    Synonyms : hidden
    Example Sentence
    • hidden valleys
    • a hidden cave
    • an obscure retreat
    Definition
    (adj) not famous or acclaimed
    Synonyms : unknown , unsung
    Example Sentence
    • an obscure family
    • unsung heroes of the war
    Definition
    (adj) not drawing attention
    Synonyms : unnoticeable
    Example Sentence
    • an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet
    • an obscure flaw
    Definition
    (adj) remote and separate physically or socially
    Synonyms : apart , isolated
    Example Sentence
    • existed over the centuries as a world apart
    • preserved because they inhabited a place apart
    • tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization
    • an obscure village
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obscure

OBSCURE= OBSession + CURE == Many psychiatrists believe that Obsession's cure is still UNKNOWN / UNCLEAR...

obscure = not secure

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obs sounds like boobs -in the movie cure boobs are shown in a hazy manner not clear

OBesity CURE is not known to many people!!!yaaron wat all u tried:)

all the mnemonics listed here are obscure

o is there cure - unclear, vague,not well known

Suppose you are standing on 20th floor of a tall building and inadvertently a stone fells from there. (Your reaction will sounds like Ob....)Its image will become bleak or hazy after dropping a few floors.

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