boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged(adj)
(of soil) soft and watery
"the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
dingy, miry, waterlogged, spongy, squishy, pulpy, murky, mucky, loose-fitting, haphazard, baggy, sloughy, torpid, inert, sloppy, dirty, turbid, mirky, doughy, spongelike, marshy, sluggish, cloudy, swampy, slapdash, squashy, slipshod, quaggy, overemotional, soggy, boggy, muddied
dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
"muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"
dirty, dingy, muddied, muddy(adj)
(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
"dirty" is often used in combination; "a dirty (or dingy) white"; "the muddied grey of the sea"; "muddy colors"; "dirty-green walls"; "dirty-blonde hair"
filthy, raunchy, marked-up, sloughy, foul, lousy, sordid, sloppy, dismal, dirty, soiled, disconsolate, turbid, grungy, pestiferous, marshy, begrimed, gloomy, blue, muddied, cheating(a), swampy, unclean, mucky, boggy, grimy, dark, grim, miry, soggy, ill-gotten, unsportsmanlike, grubby, unsporting, contaminating, squashy, cloudy, sorry, murky, drab, mirky, dingy, waterlogged, dreary, drear, quaggy
cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid(verb)
(of liquids) clouded as with sediment
"a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
muddy, muddy up(verb)
dirty with mud
cause to become muddy
"These data would have muddied the prediction"
"muddy the water"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is obscure which the eye or the mind can not clearly discern or see through, whether because of its own want of transparency, its depth or intricacy, or because of mere defect of light. That which is complicated is likely to be obscure, but that may be obscure which is not at all complicated and scarcely complex, as a muddy pool. In that which is abstruse (Latin abs, from, and trudo, push) as if removed from the usual course of thought or out of the way of apprehension or discovery, the thought is remote, hidden; in that which is obscure there may be nothing to hide; it is hard to see to the bottom of the profound, because of its depth, but the most shallow turbidness is obscure. Compare COMPLEX; DARK; DIFFICULT; MYSTERIOUS.
See synonyms for CLEAR.
abstruse, ambiguous, cloudy, complex, complicated, dark, darksome, deep, dense, difficult, dim, doubtful, dusky, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, indistinct, intricate, involved, mysterious, obscure, profound, turbid, unintelligible
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How to use muddy in a sentence?
Muddy waters should never prevent proper navigation of the ship or the spirit.
No one wants to muddy the waters by putting in play something that's negative.
Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
Overall the muddy waters in the data pool is unlikely to change market positioning and longtime sterling strength will rely on BoE expectations and trade developments.
We've been forced to drink muddy water.
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