Obscure and Perplexing

Obscure

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Obscure adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: a fantasy writer who likes to put lots of obscure references and images in her tales of wizards and warlocks

Perplexing is a synonym for obscure in complex topic. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Obscure", when it comes to topics like abstruse, enigmatic.
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
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Perplexing

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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Obscure is a synonym for perplexing in complex topic. Sometimes you can use "Obscure" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
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example obscure example perplexing example
titles obscure titles perplexing titles
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