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fog

fog

 
 
pronunciation:
fag [or] fawg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thick cloudlike mass or layer made up of tiny water droplets suspended in the air near the ground.
 
synonyms:
mist, murk
similar words:
cloud, haze, humidity, miasma, moisture, pea soup, smog, soup, steam, vapor
definition 2: a cloudlike mass of dust, smoke, or the like.
synonyms:
cloud, haze
similar words:
mist
definition 3: a condition of mental confusion, uncertainty, or bewilderment.
synonyms:
bewilderment, confusion, daze, haze, muddle
similar words:
stupor, trance
definition 4: a gaseous medium in which liquid particles are suspended, such as the spray or foam in some fire extinguishers.
similar words:
foam, spray
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fogged, fogging, fogs
definition 1: to cover, enclose, or obscure with or as if with a fog.
synonyms:
befog, cloud, mist
similar words:
blanket, blur, cloak, fume, mantle, obscure, shroud, veil
definition 2: to cause to be confused; bewilder.
synonyms:
addle, baffle, befog, bewilder, confuse, mystify, obfuscate, perplex, puzzle
similar words:
muddle
definition 3: to cause to be uncertain or unclear; obscure.
Too many digressions fogged the speaker's argument.
synonyms:
blur, confuse, darken, muddy, obfuscate, obscure
similar words:
eclipse, muddle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be or become covered, enclosed, or obscured with or as if with a fog.
synonyms:
cloud up
similar words:
dim, mist
Word Builder: fog +
  • foggy:
    full of or covered by fog.
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