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befog

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of befog

  1. 1 to make (something) unclear to the understanding the professor's convoluted explanation only befogged the textbook's presentation of this scientific principle Synonyms of befog becloud, confuse, blur, cloud, fog, muddy, obfuscateWords Related to befog complicate, perplex, sophisticate; entangle, snarl, tangle; disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, scramble, shuffle, tousle, upsetNear Antonyms of befog simplify, streamline; disentangle, straighten (out), undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; decipher, decode; analyze, break downAntonyms of befog clarify, clear (up), illuminate

  2. 2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct the morning murk befogged our view of the harbor Synonyms of befog becloud, bedim, cloud, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, shadow, shroudWords Related to befog adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms of befog expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms of befog brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten

  3. 3 to throw into a state of mental uncertainty completely befogged by the sudden change of subject Synonyms of befog addle, baffle, bamboozle, beat, confuse, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, buffalo, confound, discombobulate, disorient, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, maze, muddle, muddy, mystify, perplex, pose, puzzle, vexWords Related to befog stick, stump, weird out; abash, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify, nonplus, rattle; agitate, bother, chagrin, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, stun, unhinge, unsettle, upset; beguile, cozen, deceive, delude, dupe, fool, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, misguide, mislead, snow, string along, take in, trickNear Antonyms of befog assure, reassure, satisfy; enlighten, inform


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