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synonyms for muddying

  • belie
  • blind
  • block out
  • blur
  • camouflage
  • cloud
  • confuse
  • cover
  • cover up
  • darken
  • dim
  • disguise
  • eclipse
  • mask
  • misrepresent
  • muddy
  • overshadow
  • shroud
  • veil
  • adumbrate
  • becloud
  • bedim
  • befog
  • blear
  • block
  • cloak
  • con
  • equivocate
  • falsify
  • fog
  • gray
  • haze
  • mist
  • murk
  • obfuscate
  • overcast
  • overcloud
  • pettifog
  • screen
  • shade
  • shadow
  • stonewall
  • wrap
  • cloud the issue
  • double-talk
  • fuzz
  • gloom
  • muddy the waters
  • throw up smoke screen

antonyms for muddying

MOST RELEVANT
  • brighten
  • clarify
  • clear
  • clear up
  • explain
  • lay out
  • lighten
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • open
  • illuminate
  • loose
  • brighten
  • illuminate
  • lighten
  • clarify
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • clear
  • purify
  • clarify
  • clear
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • explicate
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How to use muddying in a sentence

An immense cloud of yellow, sulphurous smoke, muddying the blue of the sky, was pouring from it.
THE OCEAN WIRELESS BOYS AND THE LOST LINERWILBUR LAWTON
The man immediately acted on this idea, and gave his dog lessons every day in the art of muddying boots.
ROUND-ABOUT RAMBLES IN LANDS OF FACT AND FANCYFRANK RICHARD STOCKTON
He succeeded in muddying Mr. Staggs suit with his front paws, and almost cast the angry man full length into a mud puddle.
CAROLYN OF THE CORNERSRUTH BELMORE ENDICOTT
I can't imagine a bunch of kids muddying up this spring and breaking the bushes and using slingshots on the birds.
HER FATHER'S DAUGHTERGENE STRATTON-PORTER
Ken nodded, and then looked down at his overalls that plainly showed that he had not escaped without a muddying.
DIXIE MARTINGRACE MAY NORTH
The supposition was that the clearing of the country, and consequent muddying of the streams, had destroyed them.
THE BOUNTY OF THE CHESAPEAKEJAMES WHARTON
"They are muddying the water all around," Ranleigh commented.
THE CAB OF THE SLEEPING HORSEJOHN REED SCOTT
Then she filled her bucket, muddying the water, and away she went in a rage.
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