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Word: obfuscate

Definition: confuse; muddle; cause confusion; make needlessly complex; make so confused as to be difficult to understand


More Vocab Words

::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country