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Synonyms for overcast

Synonyms for overcast

Synonyms for overcast

the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds

gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover

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a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling

a cast that falls beyond the intended spot

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make overcast or cloudy

sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches

sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next

filled or abounding with clouds

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When he got out of the house, the air was cold and sad, the dull sky overcast, the river dark and dim, the whole scene like a lifeless desert.
Clouds were rising from the east, and already overcast a part of the heavens.
When this plant is in blossom, the whole valley is tinted by its blue flowers, and looks like the ocean when overcast by a cloud.
For as for shade, I would have you rest upon the alleys of the side grounds, there to walk, if you be disposed, in the heat of the year or day; but to make account, that the main garden is for the more temperate parts of the year; and in the heat of summer, for the morning and the evening, or overcast days.
But, toward three o'clock in the morning, while Joe was on guard, the temperature suddenly fell; the sky became overcast with clouds, and the darkness increased.
The night was deeply overcast, heavy clouds riding low above the jungle and the water--only to the west, where the broad ocean spread beyond the river's mouth, was there a suggestion of lessening gloom.
The night was heavy and overcast: nothing could be distinctly seen.
The day had been dull and overcast, but the sun now burst through the clouds, a welcome omen, and shone upon the curving beach where together we had dared the lords of the harem and slain the holluschickie.
My father saw this change with pleasure, and he turned his thoughts towards the best method of eradicating the remains of my melancholy, which every now and then would return by fits, and with a devouring blackness overcast the approaching sunshine.