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mist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mist

  1. 1 a light or fine rain <a mist was falling on the streets as we drove home> Synonyms drizzle, mizzle, sprinkleRelated Words precipitation, rainfall, showerNear Antonyms cloudburst, deluge, downpour, storm; rainstorm, thunderstorm; monsoon

  2. 2 an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency <a heavy mist obscured our view of the city from the observatory> Synonyms brume, fog, gauze, haze, murk, reek, smog, soupRelated Words bank, cloud, fume, miasma, smoke, smother, steam




mist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mist

  1. to make dark, dim, or indistinct <the damp air misted the window pane> Synonyms becloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, cloud, obscure, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, shadow, shroudRelated Words adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten




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