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obfuscate to make (something) seem or be difficult to understand; obscure or darken. [2 definitions]
OB-GYN abbreviation of "obstetrics-gynecology." [2 definitions]
obi a wide sash worn at the waist over a Japanese kimono.
Obie any of several drama awards given annually in the United States.
obit (informal) a published notice of a person's death; obituary.
obiter dictum an incidental or supplementary judicial opinion that is not legally binding. [2 definitions]
obituary a printed announcement of a person's death, usu. including a brief biography and information about funeral arrangements.
obj. abbreviation of "object." [2 definitions]
object anything that exists in tangible form and can be seen or touched. [7 definitions]
object glass see objective.
objectify to present or regard as an object, esp. of the physical senses; cause to be external or objective.
objection the act or an instance of objecting. [3 definitions]
objectionable arousing or resulting in objection, complaint, or disapproval.
objective a goal or purpose toward which one's efforts are directed; aim. [7 definitions]
objective complement in grammar, a word or word group used in the predicate of a sentence to modify the direct object, such as "a fool" in "I called her a fool".
objective correlative a literary description or a series of images that objectively depict a certain emotion and evoke that same emotion in the reader or viewer.
objectivism the idea that all reality exists outside the mind in the tangible world perceived by the senses. [2 definitions]
objectivity the quality of being unbiased or without prejudice. [3 definitions]
objectivize to objectify.
objectless having no object, goal, or purpose; aimless.
object lesson a concrete, practical demonstration or illustration of a moral precept or ethical principle.