befog


befog
Synonyms and related words:
becloud, bedim, bemist, bewilder, blanket, blind, blur, camouflage, cap, clabber up, cloak, cloud, cloud over, cloud up, conceal, confound, confuse, cover, cover up, curtain, darken, darken over, dim, disguise, dissemble, distract attention from, eclipse, encloud, enmist, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, fog, gloss over, haze, hide, keep under cover, mask, mist, muddy, nubilate, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, occult, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, perplex, pose, screen, shade, shadow, shroud, slur over, smog, smoke, stumble, varnish, veil, whitewash

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • befog — [bē fôg′, bēfäg′; bifôg′, bifäg′] vt. befogged, befogging 1. to cover with or envelop in fog; make foggy 2. to make obscure or muddled; confuse; bewilder [to befog an issue, to befog someone s mind] …   English World dictionary

  • Befog — Be*fog , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befogged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befogging}.] 1. To involve in a fog; mostly as a participle or part. adj. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To confuse; to mystify. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • befog — index blind (obscure), camouflage, confuse (bewilder), cover (conceal), disorganize, muddle …   Law dictionary

  • befog — fog, cloud, becloud, eclipse, *obscure, darken, dim, bedim, obfuscate Analogous words: *puzzle, perplex, distract, bewilder, dumbfound: *confuse, muddle, addle …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • befog — transitive verb Date: 1601 1. confuse 2. fog, obscure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • befog — /bi fog , fawg /, v.t., befogged, befogging. 1. to envelop in fog or obscurity; becloud: Low hanging clouds befogged the city. 2. to render unclear; confuse by irrelevancies or distractions: Petty differences befogged the legislators task. [1595… …   Universalium

  • befog — verb a) To involve in a fog. b) To confuse; to mystify …   Wiktionary

  • befog — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. obscure, blur, cloud; see confuse , shade 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To make dim or indistinct: becloud, bedim, blear, blur, cloud, dim, dull, eclipse, fog, gloom, mist, obfuscate, obscure, overcast, overshadow,… …   English dictionary for students

  • befog — be·fog || bɪ fÉ’g v. confuse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • befog — verb (befogs, befogging, befogged) make confused …   English new terms dictionary


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