obscured


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Synonyms for obscured

lying beyond what is obvious or avowed

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cried Athos, whose vision was still rather obscured by the uncertain shades and demi-tints of daybreak.
Not a cloud obscured the deep, starry firmament, the lights of which wavered on the surface of the placid river, and a shooting meteor, streaking its pale course in the very direction they were taking, was interpreted by the doctor into a most propitious omen.
It was this: I asked myself whether there was not in his soul some deep-rooted instinct of creation, which the circumstances of his life had obscured, but which grew relentlessly, as a cancer may grow in the living tissues, till at last it took possession of his whole being and forced him irresistibly to action.
I wish--I wish--" she sighed, for melancholy came over her and obscured at least a section of her clear vision.
By this time they had visited the family on several occasions, and had always observed that even a passing allusion to Mr Henry Gowan when he was not among them, brought back the cloud which had obscured Mr Meagles's sunshine on the morning of the chance encounter at the Ferry.
The sun is obscured to make the dimmer solar atmosphere more visible.
The highest percentage of the eclipse was in Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway, with 86% of the sun obscured.
The view of St Paul's Church tower from Stockton which for generations of those of us who have affection for Thornaby was a welcome sight, is in the process of being obscured by this building.
MOTORIST Simon Rook is calling for action to improve obscured speed limit signs in Coventry - after first reporting the problem seven months ago.
A motorist yesterday won a High Court test case which legal experts say should prevent drivers being convicted in future if their view of roadside speed limit signs is obscured by overhanging trees or hedges.
A MOTORIST has won a High Court test case which legal experts say should prevent drivers being convicted in future if their view of speed limit signs is obscured by overhanging trees or hedges.
Yesterday his conviction was quashed by two senior High Court judges in London who ruled that, because of an obscured sign, he had not had sufficient warning that he was passing from a 40mph zone into a 30mph stretch.
This primacy of the corporeal has all but obscured the immaterial from the modern outlook, with the result that while science claims we live in an expanding cosmos our real cosmos is rapidly shrinking.
Most of it is hidden under a canopy of boxwood, hebe, iris, and peony foliage, but what isn't obscured by the shrubs is now covered by a carpet of woolly thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus).
Dworkin's focus on violent male abuse of women obscured the fact that in Western history, patriarchy far more commonly took the form of paternalism and special protections.