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1 a light or fine rain
  • a mist was falling on the streets as we drove home

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2 an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency
  • a heavy mist obscured our view of the city from the observatory

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Synonyms & Antonyms of mist (Entry 2 of 2)

to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • the damp air misted the window pane

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The first known use of mist was before the 12th century

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“Mist.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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