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mist

mist

 
 
pronunciation:
mIst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mass or cloud of tiny water drops in the air.
There was mist on the mountain.
 
synonyms:
fog, vapor
similar words:
cloud, haze, smog, spray, steam
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: misted, misting, mists
definition 1: to become covered with mist.
The car windows misted in the fog.
synonyms:
blur, cloud
definition 2: to rain in fine drops.
It is misting outside, so put on your jackets.
synonyms:
drizzle, sprinkle
similar words:
precipitate, rain, shower, spray, trickle
definition 3: to cover or hide with or as if with mist.
A heavy fog misted the lake.
synonyms:
blur, cloud, fog, veil
similar words:
cloak, cover, dim, sprinkle
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