to obfuscate [to confuse]

to obfuscate [to confuse]
замъглявам [прен.]


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  • Obfuscate — Ob*fus cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obfuscated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obfuscating}.] 1. To darken; to obscure; to becloud. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To confuse; to bewilder; to make unclear. [1913 Webster] His head, like a smokejack, the funnel unswept …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • obfuscate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. darken, obscure; bewilder. See darkness, unintelligibility. Ant., clarify, enlighten. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. obscure, muddle, confuse; see muddle 1 , confuse . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus)… …   English dictionary for students

  • obfuscate — verb 1) mere rationalizations to obfuscate rather than clarify the real issue Syn: obscure, confuse, make unclear, blur, muddle, complicate, muddy, cloud, befog Ant: clarify 2) her work became more and more obfuscated by mathematics and jargon …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • obfuscate — verb ( cated; cating) Etymology: Late Latin obfuscatus, past participle of obfuscare, from Latin ob in the way + fuscus dark brown more at ob , dusk Date: 1577 transitive verb 1. a. darken b. to make obscure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obfuscate — verb /ˈɒbfʌskeɪt,ˈɒbfəskeɪt,ˈɑːbfʌskeɪt,ˈɑːbfəskeɪt/ a) To make dark; overshadow Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity. b) To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the… …   Wiktionary

  • obfuscate — obfuscation, n. obfuscatory /ob fus keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /ob feuh skayt , ob fus kayt/, v.t., obfuscated, obfuscating. 1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy. 2. to make obscure or unclear: to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information …   Universalium

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