Obscure Ob*scure", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obscured} ([o^]b*sk[=u]rd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Obscuring}.] [L. obscurare, fr. obscurus: cf. OF. obscurer. See {Obscure}, a.] To render obscure; to darken; to make dim; to keep in the dark; to hide; to make less visible, intelligible, legible, glorious, beautiful, or illustrious. [1913 Webster]

They are all couched in a pit hard by Herne's oak, with obscured lights. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Why, 't is an office of discovery, love, And I should be obscured. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

There is scarce any duty which has been so obscured by the writings of learned men as this. --Wake. [1913 Webster]

And seest not sin obscures thy godlike frame? --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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