Obscure and Shadow


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Obscure verb – To make dark, dim, or indistinct.
Usage example: when it isn't obscured by smog, the view of the city from the observatory can be spectacular

Shadow is a synonym for obscure in conceal topic. In some cases you can use "Shadow" instead the word "Obscure" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like clear, blacken, hide, grow dark.
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
Synonyms for Obscure


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Shadow verb – To make dark, dim, or indistinct.
Usage example: thickening clouds shadowed the countryside

Obscure is a synonym for shadow in clear topic. You can use "Obscure" instead a verb "Shadow", if it concerns topics such as darken, conceal, blacken, grow dark.
Nearby Words: shade, shady, shadowy, shadowed, shadowing
Synonyms for Shadow

Common collocations

eye obscure eye shadow eye
eyes obscure eyes shadow eyes
players obscure players shadow players

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Legacy of Kain In a twist, it requires you to do a typical mirror puzzle to get the beam where you need, then obscure it - which allows you to walk the shadow across a chasm.
  • Visible Boom Mic It's not uncommon in the Classic series for the boom mike shadow to actually obscure actors's faces.
  • Faceless Goons Taken to extreme levels with the Martian Successors, which have neither but still obscure their eyes thanks to... huh... their eyebrows' shadow?
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