Examples of murk in a Sentence
We could not see the bottom of the lake through the murk.
a robber lying unseen in the murk
Origin and Etymology of murk
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsblack, blackness, candlelight, darkness, dusk, gloaming, gloom, dark, night, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight, umbra
Antonymsblaze, brightness, brilliance, day, daylight, glare, glow, light, lightness
Related Wordsmidnight; blackout, brownout, dimout; shadiness, umbrage; dullness (also dulness), somberness; cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness; dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness; half-light
Near Antonymsmoonlight, starlight, sunlight; effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine; incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousness
MURK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of murk for English Language Learners
: darkness or fog that is hard to see through; also : dark or dirty water
MURK Defined for Kids
Definition of murk for Students
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