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synonyms for obscures

  • 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
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antonyms for obscures

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  • brighten
  • clarify
  • clear
  • clear up
  • explain
  • lay out
  • lighten
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • unmask
  • open
  • illuminate
  • loose
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How to use obscures in a sentence

Dim, forgotten perils of adolescence come to my mind, as a cloud obscures the summer sun.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
And, completely as his conceit obscures it, he has every endowment nature can bestow, except common sense!'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
But his eyes see so much that they make one see even what his foggy voice obscures.
COMING HOMEEDITH WHARTON
Generally the hand of rural art and labor rather interprets than obscures the plan of nature.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
Indeed one almost thinks that perhaps civilisation obscures that appreciation.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
Surely that passion is worthy to be abhorred which obscures our understanding, and urges us to the commission of injustice.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
It obscures Morality, renders its principles arbitrary, and subjects it to the caprice of the gods or of their ministers.
GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
It is not enough to say that language assists our thoughts or colours them, or possibly obscures them.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
In such case the smoke of the first gun obscures the aim of the rest.
THE CAUSE OF THE CHARGE OF BALACLAVATHOMAS MORLEY
For the moment he obscures all the other men on her horizon.
CONTRARY MARYTEMPLE BAILEY
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