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obscured

adjective

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obscured

verb
past tense of obscure

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1 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • the investigative reporters obscured their real motives for visiting the company by pretending the story was about something else

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2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • when it isn't obscured by smog, the view of the city from the observatory can be spectacular

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“Obscured.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obscured. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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