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befog

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1 to make (something) unclear to the understanding
  • the professor's convoluted explanation only befogged the textbook's presentation of this scientific principle

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2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • the morning murk befogged our view of the harbor

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The first known use of befog was in 1601

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“Befog.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/befog. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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