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Synonyms for blur

become indistinct


  • become indistinct
  • soften
  • become vague
  • become hazy
  • become fuzzy



Synonyms for blur

Synonyms for blur

a hazy or indistinct representation

become glassy

to make less distinct or clear

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make unclear, indistinct, or blurred

make a smudge on

make dim or indistinct

become vague or indistinct

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Adding to the discussion about how the terms "structural" and "cyclical" should be defined, she opined that the line between what could be affected by the monetary policy and what could not was blurrier than implied in the paper.
Although laws passed in the 1970s technically guaranteed workers the right to refuse unsafe work, the line between safety and danger was often a blurry one, made blurrier still by confusion over the dangers posed (or not posed) by particular substances.
Precisely because the line is growing blurrier by the day, those who define themselves as professional journalists need more than ever to maintain standards and report with seriousness and objectivity.
Due to the continuous innovation in this industry the line between professional athletes and recreational exercisers are becoming blurrier therefore the market registers a continuous growth.
Thus, even though the existence of probable cause may trigger a formal rule of reasonableness (and a corresponding safe harbor for the exercise of arrest discretion), the determination about whether probable cause exists in the first instance is blurrier and may admit qualitative balancing.
along the peacetime-wartime continuum) have become blurrier and
The line separating children and adults is never blurrier than on national signing day, when middle-aged men feverishly refresh their computer screens while teenagers pick hats off of tables.
The line between fine art and illustration is blurrier than the art world acknowledged just a few decades ago.
Not intervening in Syria -- letting Bashar Assad cross Obama's red line of using chemical weapons on civilians -- makes any red lines regarding Iran's nuclear progress blurrier.
Things get even blurrier when you factor in the examples presented by educators in headline-grabbing revelations of their own disrespect of the rules.
52) The narrative suggests that the line between "insider" and "outsider" is blurrier than insiders care to recognize.
Each cut on Dive is spacious, and the line between electronics and live performances on the album gets blurrier by the minute.
If you've got a pocket camera you can get a blurrier background by focusing on objects extremely close to the lens in Macro mode, but that won't do for standard shooting.
55) Commentators tell us that the distinction between as-applied and facial challenges is far blurrier than what is commonly assumed.
Thus, using the same words/phrases to refer to different distinctions makes the line between "public" and "private" entities even blurrier.