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  • adv. In a cloudy way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a cloudy manner; darkly; obscurely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a cloudy manner; with clouds; darkly; obscurely; not perspicuously.


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  • The blue eyes seemed more cloudily blue than usual, and the crisp, sandy hair hinted more than ever of the pale straw-gold that was not there.


  • Alfric was surly, blaming me cloudily for the theft of the armor, though the wine and the blow on the head had made him hazy as to what happened that fateful night.


  • Friday, Feb. 15, until late that night I felt I might have needed a Tagamet; my stomach quibbled with me, warmly gurgling and cloudily rolling, but not threatening a storm.

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  • Of the cloudily crested, fifty-league-long, loud uplifted wave

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  •     Thereto his heart thick-sown with blindness cloudily dark'ning,

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  • The leading ideas of the Conference were cloudily true, but the disintegrative forces of personal, party and national egotism were too strong for them.

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  • The cake itself is as richly and rewardingly sustaining: a melting, dark, flourless, chocolate base, the sort that sinks damply on cooling; the fallen centre then cloudily filled with softly whipped cream and sprinkled with cocoa powder.

    Supremely Decadent Chocolate Cloud Cake

  • The tentacles of the Keeper moved more swiftly over the enigmatic tablet; writhing cloudily; confusedly rapid.

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  • For a moment she hung there, her face hidden from us; then was dropped softly to her feet and stood, arms stretched wide, her copper hair streaming cloudily about her regal head.

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  • Because albumen proteins at the pH of a fresh egg tend to cluster in masses large enough to deflect light rays, the white of a fresh egg is indeed cloudily white.

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