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obfuscate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of obfuscate

  1. to make (something) unclear to the understanding irrelevant matters that only serve to obfuscate the fundamental issue of guilt or innocence Synonyms becloud, befog, blur, cloud, fog, muddy, confuseRelated Words complicate, perplex, sophisticate; entangle, snarl, tangle; disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disorder, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, scramble, shuffle, tousle, upsetNear Antonyms simplify, streamline; disentangle, straighten (out), undo, unravel, unscramble, untangle; decipher, decode; analyze, break downAntonyms clarify, clear (up), illuminate

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