obscure

Definitions


[əbˈskjʊə], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- not discovered or known about; uncertain
(e.g: his origins and parentage are obscure)

- not clearly expressed or easily understood
(e.g: obscure references to Proust)


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Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French obscur, from Latin obscurus ‘dark’, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘cover’


[əbˈskjʊə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- keep from being seen; conceal
(e.g: grey clouds obscure the sun)


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