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murky

[ mur-kee ]
/ 藞m蓽r ki /
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adjective, murk路i路er, murk路i路est.
dark, gloomy, and cheerless.
obscure or thick with mist, haze, etc., as the air.
(of liquid) not clear; cloudy with or as if with sediment.
not clearly expressed; vague; unclear; confused: a murky statement.
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Origin of murky

First recorded in 1300鈥50; Middle English mirky; see origin at murk, -y1

synonym study for murky

1. See dark.

OTHER WORDS FROM murky

murk路i路ly, adverbmurk路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for murky

murky

mirky

/ (藞m蓽藧k瑟) /

adjective murkier, murkiest, mirkier or mirkiest
gloomy or dark
cloudy or impenetrable as with smoke or fog

Derived forms of murky

murkily or mirkily, adverbmurkiness or mirkiness, noun
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