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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.
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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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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"
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How to use muddy in a sentence?
It's kind of like a glass of muddy water. You let it sit, and the mud settles, and you see things a little more clearly.
If a frog becomes a king, he will make the whole kingdom muddy!
Science, which cuts its way through the muddy pond of daily life without mingling with it, casts its wealth to right and left, but the puny boatmen do not know how to fish for it.
The one showed in the video is nothing like what we have conducted before, there should not be any water spraying or making the kids wade in a muddy pit—let alone involving a snake.
Active minds that think and study, Like swift brooks are seldom muddy.
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