- Sometimes mirk·y .
- murk·i·ly, adverb
- murk·i·ness, noun
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How to use murky in a sentence
The actual status of Neuralink’s research is somewhat murky, and Friday’s big announcement comes as ex-employees complain of internal chaos at the company.Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain | Rebecca Heilweil | August 28, 2020 | Vox
It’s her job to help Cruise navigate the murky regulatory waters of autonomous vehicles.Hear from Lyft, Cruise, Nuro and Aurora about the road ahead for driverless vehicles | Megan Rose Dickey | August 28, 2020 | TechCrunch
In reality, she says, it was whatever Putin said it was, and this remained murky.The Republican Party turns its platform into a person: Donald Trump | Geoffrey Colvin | August 25, 2020 | Fortune
While details remain murky, it is linked to how the space agency sought to purchase new vehicles to bring future astronauts from space down to the surface of the moon.Behind the criminal investigation into NASA’s moon lander shopping | Tim Fernholz | August 20, 2020 | Quartz
The set-up of a shadow blocklist is complex, and as its name suggests, slightly murky.WTF are shadow blocklists and how they can take a bite out of publisher revenue | Seb Joseph | July 24, 2020 | Digiday
I love The Affair for bravely reflecting back to us that murky grey area of not knowing.
For decades, maybe centuries (the details are murky), some people in Mexico had been venerating a kind of sanctified death figure.America’s Fastest Growing Death Holiday Is From Mexico | Michael Schulson | November 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What we found is a situation currently too murky to render a judgment.
The possibilities are endless, and weirdly reassuring in these disjointed and murky times.Paging Rose Mary Woods: Obama’s Unbelievable Missing IRS Emails | James Poulos | June 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The massacre has been transformed, without a shred of proof or evidence, into a shady skirmish in a murky secret war.
The horizon, however, was lowering and hazy, and the sun had not force enough to tear the murky veil asunder.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Outside, away from the glow of the fire and the soft lamplight, the night was chill and murky.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The same Providence whispered, that murky night, of the danger and disaster lurking near.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral | John Dunloe Carteret
All blindly, he knew they were mounting stairways, were gliding through murky passages.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Against the murky background the face of Rose Lyndwood showed white in between the tumbled grey curls.The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
British Dictionary definitions for murky
gloomy or dark
cloudy or impenetrable as with smoke or fog
- murkily or mirkily, adverb
- murkiness or mirkiness, noun
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