obscure (v):make obscure or unclearSamplesThe distinction was obscured obscure (v):make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealingSamplesa hidden message.
a veiled threat
obscure (v):reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa obscure (v):make unclear, indistinct, or blurredSamplesHer remarks confused the debate.
Their words obnubilate their intentions
obscure (v):make less visible or unclearSamplesThe stars are obscured by the clouds.
the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley
obscure (s):not clearly understood or expressedSamplesan obscure turn of phrase.
an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit.
their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear.
vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science
obscure (s):marked by difficulty of style or expressionSamplesmuch that was dark is now quite clear to me.
those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure
obscure (s):remote and separate physically or sociallySamplesexisted over the centuries as a world apart.
preserved because they inhabited a place apart.
tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization.
an obscure village
obscure (s):not drawing attentionSamplesan unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet.
an obscure flaw
obscure (s):not famous or acclaimedSamplesan obscure family.
unsung heroes of the war
obscure (s):difficult to findSampleshidden valleys.
a hidden cave.
an obscure retreat
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1131)
Better untaught than ill taught
It is better not to be taught at all than to be taught badly.