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obscure

(Abstruse), adjective complex, cryptic, deep, difficult, difficult to understand, enigmatic, enigmatical, esoteric, hidden, impalpable, intricate, involved, mysterious, profound, recondite, transcendental, unapparent, unintelligible

obscure

(Faint), adjective blurred, blurry, concealed, dim, hard to see, hidden, impalpable, imperceptible, indefinite, indiscernible, indistinct, invisible, murky, nebulous, pale, shadowy, subtle, unapparent, undistinguished, unplain, vague, veiled, weak

obscure

(Remote), adjective alien, distant, far, isolated, private, rare, removed, secluded, strange, unconnected, unknown, unrenowned
Associated concepts: obscure meaning

obscure

verb adumbrate, becloud, bedim, befog, benight, blacken, blind, blur, cast a shadow, cloak, cloud, conceal, cover, cover up, curtain, darken, darkle, dim, disguise, dull, dusk, eclipse, encloud, enshroud, fog, haze, hide, keep in the dark, make dim, make indistinct, mask, mislead, obfuscate, occult, overcast, overcloud, screen, shade, shroud, suppress, veil, wrap
Foreign phrases: Semper in obscuris quod minimum est sequimur.In obscure matters the construction which is least obscure should always be applied.
See also: allusive, ambiguous, blind, camouflage, clandestine, cloak, complex, conceal, concealed, confound, cover, de minimus, debatable, disguise, disorganize, disorient, elusive, enigmatic, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, equivocal, esoteric, hidden, hide, impalpable, inapprehensible, incomprehensible, inconspicuous, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminate, inexplicable, inscrutable, minor, mysterious, nebulous, obfuscate, obliterate, obnubilate, opaque, oracular, plant, privy, recondite, secret, shroud, stealthy, ulterior, uncertain, unclear, underlying, unspecified, vague
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But one critical capability that has not yet been reintegrated is that of obscuration generated from vehicle-mounted platforms.
It is associated with obesity (except in children, who may have normal body weight) and patients are usually overweight women, who present with swollen discs, headaches and often visual obscurations.
While NVGs allow you to look through some clouds and obscurations, they can cause you to fly into IMC conditions without realizing it.
Her mantra is called "The Mother of the Supreme Crown Pinnacle, Victorious in all Aspects, Completely Purifying all the Bad Migrators," and her practice is said to remove obscurations and prevent lower rebirths (such as in the animal realm) (Zopa, 1988).
Both vertical visibility and ground-based obscurations can be reported while locating higher layers of clouds.
Contract notice: Construction of a community center with underground parking sunscreen and obscurations.
The patient may also experience transient visual obscurations as well as horizontal diplopia, which is a consequence of involvement of the abducens nerve.
Similarly, transient visual obscurations are a feature in papilloedema and arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (AION), whereas in non-arteritic AION there are generally no preceding visual symptoms.