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mist

mist

 
 
pronunciation:
mIst
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a concentration of droplets of water or the like suspended in the air.
 
synonyms:
fog, vapor
similar words:
cloud, haze, miasma, murk, pea soup, smog, spray, steam
definition 2: water vapor that clouds a surface.
mist on the bathroom mirror
synonyms:
vapor
similar words:
film, fog, steam
definition 3: a haze over the eyes.
similar words:
cloud, film, fog, veil
definition 4: something that obscures.
the mists of time
synonyms:
cloud, veil
similar words:
blanket, cloak, covering, mantle, pall, screen, shroud
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: misted, misting, mists
definition 1: to become blurry or covered with mist.
synonyms:
blur, cloud
definition 2: to rain in fine droplets.
synonyms:
drizzle, sprinkle
similar words:
precipitate, rain, shower, spray, trickle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cover or obscure with or as if with mist.
synonyms:
blur, cloud, film, fog, veil
similar words:
becloud, cloak, cover, dim, overshadow, sprinkle
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