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becloud

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verb be·cloud \bi-ˈklau̇d, bē-\

Definition of becloud

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to obscure with or as if with a cloud

  3. 2 :  to prevent clear perception or realization of :  muddle <prejudices that becloud his judgment>



Examples of becloud

  1. <don't becloud the discussion by raising unrelated issues>

  2. <the smog from the city's steel mills was once so oppressive that it beclouded the local landscape even at noon>



1600

First Known Use of becloud

1600


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