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(past & past part. befogged; pres. part. befogging)
Make less visible or unclear.  Synonyms: becloud, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure.  "The big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

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"Befog" Quotes from Famous Books

... way to befog them," answered the young man; "they have certainly heard of us; and by seeming to tell a little truth frankly it will give me an opportunity of ...
— The Wing-and-Wing - Le Feu-Follet • J. Fenimore Cooper

... my thought upon these things, quite active before. My impulse is to say at once, go. The worst and all you can dread is the foul breath that will befog your fair name, because E.W. has done what he has, because you were a minister and are a Transcendentalist and a seceder from the holy office, and a dweller at that place, unknown to perfumed respectability and condemned of prejudice and error. This ...
— Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis • G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke

Words linked to "Befog" :   hide, overshadow, conceal

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