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murky

murk·y

murky

pronunciation:
muhr ki
part of speech: adjective
inflections: murkier, murkiest
definition 1: dark or gloomy.
synonyms:
dark, dim, gloomy, tenebrous
antonyms:
bright, sunny
similar words:
black, dismal, lowering, muddy, somber
definition 2: obscured with fine particles, as of water, smoke, sediment, or the like.
murky water
synonyms:
cloudy, foggy, hazy, misty
antonyms:
clear
similar words:
muddled, opaque, shadowy, smoky, turbid
definition 3: muddled or difficult to understand; obscure.
He had only a murky notion of how to proceed.
synonyms:
cloudy, dark, dim, foggy, hazy, nebulous, obscure, vague
antonyms:
explicit
similar words:
indistinct, muddled, opaque, turbid
derivations: murkily (adv.), murkiness (n.)