a hazy or indistinct representation
"it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
film over, glaze over, blur(verb)
become glassy; lose clear vision
"Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep"
to make less distinct or clear
"The haze blurs the hills"
confuse, blur, obscure, obnubilate(verb)
make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
"Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
fuddle, film over, slur, confound, befuddle, fog, fox, confuse, becloud, jumble, cloud, smutch, mix up, glaze over, flurry, bedim, blot out, dim, obscure, mist, throw, obliterate, haze over, overcloud, smear, hide, put off, smudge, befog, veil, disconcert, discombobulate, blear, bedevil, obnubilate
smear, blur, smudge, smutch(verb)
make a smudge on; soil by smudging
make dim or indistinct
"The fog blurs my vision"
blur, dim, slur(verb)
become vague or indistinct
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Whatever mars the beauty or completeness of an object is a blemish, whether original, as squinting eyes, or the result of accident or disease, etc., as the pits of smallpox. A blemish is superficial; a flaw or taint is in structure or substance. In the moral sense, we speak of a blot or stain upon reputation; a flaw or taint in character. A defect is the want or lack of something; fault, primarily a failing, is something that fails of an apparent intent or disappoints a natural expectation; thus a sudden dislocation or displacement of geological strata is called a fault. Figuratively, a blemish comes from one's own ill-doing; a brand or stigma is inflicted by others; as, the brand of infamy.
blemish, blot, brand, crack, daub, defacement, defect, deformity, dent, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, fault, flaw, imperfection, injury, reproach, smirch, soil, speck, spot, stain, stigma, taint, tarnish
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How to use blur in a sentence?
Eventually what OxyContin helped me with was just mentally facing people, still to this day, there’s not one day that goes by where somebody doesn’t say to me, ‘Oh yeah, you’re that guy, you threw away your career in a wreck right?’ or fans are like, ‘Ah man you killed us man, you killed us Bulls fans.’ So people reminded me of the worst day of my life and OxyContin for me throughout that time was a way for me to escape that–- numb them out and blur the conversation.
Why not play with the character and the artist and let those lines blur and move around?
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
The first season was such a blur, ‘cause it happened so fast, the second season, I was really able to let my guard down, and I really want that to come through in the show.
The line does blur sometimes, but that's very much the exception.
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- rozostřit, rozmazatCzech
- sumentua, sumeus, hämärtää, tahrata, tahra, sumentaa, hämärtyä, hämäryysFinnish
- s'estomper, estomper, marque, flou, salissure, brouiller, tacheFrench
- elhomályosodik, összepacáz, folt, összefoltoz, elhomályosít, homályHungarian
- ぼける, ぼかすJapanese
- nevelig beeld, vervagen, veeg, vlekje, bekladden, smet, bezoedelen, bevlekken, onduidelijke plekDutch
- borrar, desfocar, borrãoPortuguese
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