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Synonyms for murky

Synonyms for murky

deficient in brightness

lacking vividness in color

heavy, dark, or dense, especially with impurities

having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended

Synonyms for murky

(of liquids) clouded as with sediment

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dark or gloomy

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In addition, he exposes the big money and murky gangster-filled world of pugilism.
Coming from a colorful but somewhat murky background, Hamilton is renowned for political battles that shaped this nation, notably one over the national banking system.
MicroRNA's mechanism of action "is still pretty murky," Mendell notes.
Mining from the black-and-white romantic and the goofball fringes of early performance, Perlman--who also, in the two animated videos that accompanied these photos, unfortunately slips into a not-so-interesting midlife (adolescent?) cynicism--manages to produce one of American art's most illuminating impressions of the early twenty-first century: an anxious, murky, slightly paranoid tragicomedy of drastic measures, or a quest for secular enlightenment, self-worth, and a better tomorrow.
MPs will today urge the Government to sort out the "muddy, murky mess" of student cash problems.
All she knows is that there was a lousy childhood in Detroit, something murky in Paris.
Bausch is a miniaturist, an artist who has consistently focused more on the murky emotional terrain of interior drama than on the expansive images of society that this commission would seem to invite.
Despite the new findings, the mechanism by which the CFH variant might lead to macular degeneration remains murky. Although that form of the gene "clearly puts you at risk," it's a common variant, notes Margaret A.
Sometimes the details get a bit murky, but the overall story is an enjoyable read.
Gradually one does make out the message, for the works all possess the same power of fascination, bordering on the hypnotic, and explore the same domain--that of the relationships, at once direct and murky, between religion, commerce, and politics.
Barry Sheerman, who chairs the Commons' education select committee which is considering the suggestions, said: "The whole system is an absolute mess." He said it was time to "sort out this muddy and murky situation".
In accumulation, the bad jobs and the murky and missed connections add up to a chronicle of life at ground zero, a flat landscape with nothing much better on the horizon.
Their physiology suggests that they might use the humanlike strategy of tuning to black-and-white in murky conditions.
Magill's murky nightscapes, in which dark fields are speckled with tiny lights, are reminiscent of Whistler's work--particularly his Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket, c.
Levitt, a former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, leads his listener through needlessly murky corporate reports and explains how to obtain and interpret information through specific Web sites.