American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure: a development that beclouds the real issues.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overcloud; obscure; dim.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To cause obscurity or dimness to; to dim; to cloud.
- v. make less visible or unclear
- From be- + cloud. (Wiktionary)
“I have to do the decidin 'myself; I have to interpret the true spirit of the law without technicalities an' quibbles such as becloud it in other an 'higher courts.”
“It is in the interest of higher values, Americans understand higher, that is, than theirs that they are now expected to accept official efforts to becloud reality.”
“Formerly Palestinian neighborhoods were even given Hebrew nationalistic names in order to becloud any memory of their pre-1948 residents.”
“But for Morris it helped becloud a remarkable career of private and public enterprise, of risk and painful dilemma in the context of the unprecedented break between Britain and her former colonies.”
“I have no problem with hard concepts, but the writer owes it to the reader not to becloud minds because there is a need to hide behind obscure terminology.”
“None of these uncertainties can becloud the fact that it will cost enormously less to destroy a square mile with atomic weapons than with any weapons hitherto known to warfare.”
“He said the leaders ". allowed greed to becloud their sense of reasoning, an act common to most African leaders.”
“International copyright must becloud this sun and bring on the former darkness and dime novel reading.”
“Benjamin rather than at the hief executive; but the general's words could be interpreted by the friends of Mr. Davis as an effort to becloud and embarrass the new administration.”
“The room swam—a swirling fog of inky blackness began to becloud my vision—my consciousness commenced to dim.”
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