don't becloud the discussion by raising unrelated issues
the smog from the city's steel mills was once so oppressive that it beclouded the local landscape even at noon
Recent Examples on the WebBut instead of sounding the alarm, defendants went out of their way to becloud the emerging scientific consensus.
Edward Fitzpatrick, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Aug. 2019 His flacks and surrogates hand out scraps of information grudgingly, infrequently, and beclouded by fragrant eructations of doublespeak.
Charles Seife, Slate Magazine, 1 Mar. 2017
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