Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MUDDYING

"They are muddying the water all around," Ranleigh commented.

Then she filled her bucket, muddying the water, and away she went in a rage.

An immense cloud of yellow, sulphurous smoke, muddying the blue of the sky, was pouring from it.

Ken nodded, and then looked down at his overalls that plainly showed that he had not escaped without a muddying.

The man immediately acted on this idea, and gave his dog lessons every day in the art of muddying boots.

He succeeded in muddying Mr. Staggs suit with his front paws, and almost cast the angry man full length into a mud puddle.