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muddy

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 full of or covered with soft wet earth
  • please do not walk in the house with muddy boots on, as you will get the carpet dirty

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2 having visible particles in liquid suspension
  • whether muddy or not, water taken from lakes and streams should be boiled by campers

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muddy

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of muddy (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to throw into a state of mental uncertainty
  • my mind had been thoroughly muddied by the long hours of exacting work

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2 to make (something) unclear to the understanding
  • that argument is irrelevant and will just muddy the issue we're trying to resolve

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3 to make dirty
  • forgot to take off our shoes and accidentally muddied the kitchen floor

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The first known use of muddy was in the 15th century

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“Muddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/muddy. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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