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obscure

How to sign: make less visible or unclear
"The stars are obscured by the clouds";

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Similiar / Same: befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist

Categories: conceal, hide

Within this category: overshadow

obscure

How to sign: not clearly understood or expressed
"an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...for;

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Similiar / Same: vague

obscure

How to sign: make obscure or unclear
"The distinction was obscured";

overcloud in ASL Watch how to sign overcloud in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: bedim, overcloud

Categories: alter, change, modify

Within this category: eclipse, mystify, shadow

obscure

How to sign: not famous or acclaimed
"an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war";

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Similiar / Same: unsung, unknown

obscure

How to sign: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
"a hidden message"; "a veiled threat";

veil in ASL Watch how to sign veil in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: blot out, obliterate, veil, hide

Categories: alter, change, modify

obscure

How to sign: make difficult to perceive by sight
"The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake";

benight in ASL Watch how to sign benight in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: bedim, benight

Categories: darken

obscure

How to sign: not drawing attention
"an unnoticeable cigarette burn on the carpet"; "an obscure flaw";

unnoticeable in ASL Watch how to sign unnoticeable in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: unnoticeable

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