obnubilate
[ ob-noo-buh-leyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
late 16th century; from the Latin obnubilat- "covered with clouds or fog," from the verb obnubilare
Synonyms
  • blur confuse obscure confound
Antonyms
  • unveil demystify clear
Definition
to cloud over; becloud; obscure
Example
A) He told the story in great detail so as to not obnubilate what actually happened. B) She wanted to obnubilate her actions so she could seem mysterious.
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