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adjective as in cloudy

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It’s a terrific and slightly odd moment, one that briefly jolts this mostly turbid film to life.

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For those living an aquatic life, small eyes might be related to the fact that they live in turbid water.

Pettay recently analyzed its genome, and concluded that the alga is descended from a zooxanthellae native to a hot, shallow, often turbid region of the Indo-Pacific Ocean near Thailand.

The tops of the hills were laden with thunder-clouds, and the turbid atmosphere laboured with the stifling Sirocco.

His expletives were varied, vivid and inexhaustible, and the turbid stream was easily set flowing.

In all but the smaller lakelets these turbid waters lay down all their sediment before they attain the outlet of the basin.

The alcoholic solution of the tar became turbid on diluting with water.

Its waters were red and turbid; its banks well timbered, with a rich, prolific soil.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turbid, such as: confused, dark, dense, heavy, impure, and muddled.

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