Antonyms for obscuring

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uhb-skyoor
Phonetic Transcription : əbˈskyʊər

Definition of obscuring

Origin :
  • c.1400, "dark," figuratively "morally unenlightened; gloomy," from Old French obscur, oscur "dark, clouded, gloomy; dim, not clear" (12c.) and directly from Latin obscurus "dark, dusky, shady," figuratively "unknown; unintelligible; hard to discern; from insignificant ancestors," from ob "over" (see ob-) + -scurus "covered," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see sky). Related: Obscurely.
  • verb conceal, hide
Example sentences :
  • And slowly the grey mist on the hills was obscuring the sun.
  • Extract from : « The Hound From The North » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Such use of language serves for nothing but the obscuring of thought.
  • Extract from : « Socialism » by John Spargo
  • What was the speck in his neighbor's vision to the obscuring beam in his own eye?
  • Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
  • From them arose a thick pall of smoke, obscuring the German positions.
  • Extract from : « Fighting in France » by Ross Kay
  • Stone dust was obscuring the figure now, glittering in the sunlight.
  • Extract from : « The Worshippers » by Damon Francis Knight
  • It is possible that the whole science of life consists in obscuring the truth.
  • Extract from : « The Child of Pleasure » by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • Wreaths of mist, like smoke trails, hung below him, obscuring the sea.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Blood » by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • There seemed to be a haze over the sky, obscuring the stars.
  • Extract from : « The Moving Picture Boys on the Coast » by Victor Appleton
  • He could not stand the obscuring of the sun of the girl's pretty eyes.
  • Extract from : « The Heart of Unaga » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • A cloud of steam then rose up, obscuring it completely from my sight.
  • Extract from : « The Fire People » by Ray Cummings

Synonyms for obscuring

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