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  • v. To become covered in haze.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make less visible or unclear


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  • After I had packed, I sat down outside the tent, and wrapped myself in the novel beauties of the scene – the great plain bordered by the vast lake; the glorious colours of sunset; the warlike confusion of foreground; hussar and artillery horses picketed; infantry encamped; Turkish soldiers galloping here and there on their active little horses; Bashi-Basouks all round us, and the smoke of the camp-fires throwing a blue haze over the whole.

    Journal Kept During The Russian War: From The Departure Of The Army From England In April 1854, To The Fall Of Sebastopol

  • His wavy, sandy-colored hair was a mess, his piercing blue eyes seemed to have a dull haze over them, and he was dressed in nothing more than a pair of wrinkled pajamas.

    After Hours

  • Those small electric-blue insects, that make a haze over water-meadows in June, continue their innumerable dartings briskly in the most swooning heat; but there is nothing brisk in the opening and folding of a butterfly's wings; they are softly and weightlessly sleepy.

    The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

  • From Gloucester’s bridge, Goeben, a distant smudge in the haze over the bow, was seen to turn.

    Castles of Steel


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