Examples of befog in a Sentence
the professor's convoluted explanation only befogged the textbook's presentation of this scientific principle
the morning murk befogged our view of the harbor
Recent Examples of befog from the Web
The detective blames Nichols, the self-aggrandizing adviser who convinced the Cabazons to build a casino, for conjuring the intrigue that continued to befog the case long after his death.
This is the point where accidentally interacting with passerby distracted by their smartphones, their attention equally befogged by another kind of augmented reality, could result in a very bad ending.
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First Known Use of befog
Synonymsbecloud, confuse, blur, cloud, fog, muddy, obfuscate
Antonymsclarify, clear (up), illuminate
Related Wordscomplicate, perplex, sophisticate; entangle, snarl, tangle; disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, scramble, shuffle, tousle, upset
Near Antonymssimplify, streamline; disentangle, straighten (out), undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; decipher, decode; analyze, break down
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