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becloud

be·cloud

becloud

 
pronunciation:
b klaUd
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: beclouded, beclouding, beclouds
definition 1: to cause to be in shadow; darken with clouds.
synonyms:
cloud, eclipse, overcast, overshadow, shadow
similar words:
bedim, befog, blacken, darken, dim, gray, obscure, shade
definition 2: to confuse or obscure.
His explanation only beclouded the matter further.
synonyms:
befog, cloud, confuse, darken, obfuscate, obscure
similar words:
confound, muddle