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Muddied   /mˈədid/   Listen
Muddied

adjective
1.
(of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear.  Synonyms: dingy, dirty, muddy.  "A dirty (or dingy) white" , "The muddied grey of the sea" , "Muddy colors" , "Dirty-green walls" , "Dirty-blonde hair"






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"Muddied" Quotes from Famous Books



... showed him the necklace. "I mean, what Monsieur Duchemin found. It was he who saw it, lying beneath that rose-bush over there. Your burglar must have dropped it in making his escape; you can see the paper he wrapped it in, all rain-wet and muddied." ...
— The False Faces • Vance, Louis Joseph

... truth is always divine. What difference does it make whether the one who utters it be human or divine, bond or slave, AEsop or Marcus Aurelius? the truth remains the same. A fable is only another name of a parable. We have the story of the lost sheep; that's a parable; and that of the lamb that muddied the stream, and that's a fable. One is sacred, the other profane, but both are fables, both parables. When you take them away from the context it is as easy to feel for the lamb eaten by the wolf, as for ...
— The Master-Knot of Human Fate • Ellis Meredith



Words linked to "Muddied" :   dirty, muddy, dingy, impure



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