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slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
dim
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
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dim, dimmed
adj. made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
slow, obtuse, dumb, dull, dim, dense
adj. slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
dim, bleak, black
adj. offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"
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blench, blanch, pale
v. turn pale, as if in fear
blench, blanch, pale
v. turn pale, as if in fear
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
slur, dim, blur
v. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
darken
v. make dark or darker; "darken a room"
darken
v. make dark or darker; "darken a room"
darken
v. make dark or darker; "darken a room"
darken
v. make dark or darker; "darken a room"
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
dim, blind
v. make dim by comparison or conceal
dim
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
dim
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
dim
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
dim
v. make dim or lusterless; "Time had dimmed the silver"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
obscure
v. reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa
cut, snub, disregard, ignore
v. refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
smear
v. stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
spot, blemish
v. mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
ladle
v. put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle; "ladle soup into the bowl"
spoon
v. scoop up or take up with a spoon; "spoon the sauce over the roast"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
darken, dim
v. become or make darker; "The screen darkened"; "He darkened the colors by adding brown"
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
bail
v. remove (water) from a vessel with a container
hang
v. be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
shade
v. pass from one quality such as color to another by a slight degree; "the butterfly wings shade to yellow"
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
sorry, dismal, gloomy
adj. causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
cloud-covered, sunless, overcast, clouded
adj. filled or abounding with clouds
thick
adj. having component parts closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a dense population"; "thick crowds"; "a thick forest"; "thick hair"
lonesome, lonely
adj. marked by dejection from being alone; "felt sad and lonely"; "the loneliest night of the week"; "lonesome when her husband is away"; "spent a lonesome hour in the bar"
lustreless, lusterless, lacklustre, lackluster
adj. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
slow
adj. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
headless, brainless
adj. not using intelligence
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded
adj. mentally deficient
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
senile, gaga, doddery, doddering
adj. mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
thick, dense
adj. hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"
retarded
adj. relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
slow-witted, half-witted, feebleminded, backward
adj. retarded in intellectual development
simple-minded, dim-witted, simple
adj. lacking mental capacity and subtlety
unwise
adj. showing or resulting from lack of judgment or wisdom; "an unwise investor is soon impoverished"
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Stygian, Acherontic, Acheronian
adj. dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth
aphotic
adj. lacking light; especially not reached by sunlight; "the aphotic depths of the sea where no photosynthesis occurs"
pitch-dark, pitch-black, black
adj. extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
darkling
adj. (poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"
Cimmerian
adj. intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
twilight, twilit, dusky
adj. lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
gloomful, glooming, sulky, gloomy
adj. depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
unilluminated, unlit, unlighted, lightless
adj. without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets"
tenebrious, tenebrific, tenebrous
adj. dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"
darkened
adj. become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"
umbrageous, shadowy, shadowed, shady
adj. filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
subfusc
adj. devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"
goosy, dopy, anserine, jerky, gooselike, goosey, foolish, dopey
adj. having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
doltish, cloddish
adj. heavy and dull and stupid
gaumless, gormless
adj. (British informal) lacking intelligence and vitality
unthinking, lumpen, lumpish
adj. mentally sluggish
soft-witted, witless, senseless, nitwitted
adj. (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
unhopeful, abject
adj. showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"
heartsick, despondent
adj. without or almost without hope; "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back"
forlorn
adj. marked by or showing hopelessness; "the last forlorn attempt"; "a forlorn cause"
futureless
adj. having no prospect or hope of a future
pessimistic, gloomy
adj. characterized by hopelessness; filled with gloom; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"
lost, helpless
adj. unable to function; without help
incurable
adj. "a hopeless case"
insoluble
adj. without hope of solution; "an insoluble problem"
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clear, unclutter
v. rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
lighten, relieve
v. alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive; "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"
lighten, relieve
v. alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive; "relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"
focalise, focalize, focus
v. become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
clear
v. go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
clear
v. remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
become brighter, brighten
v. become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news"
light
adj. characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
bright
adj. characterized by happiness or gladness; "bright faces"; "all the world seems bright and gay"
smart
adj. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
supporting, encouraging
adj. furnishing support and encouragement; "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"
trenchant, searching
adj. having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
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