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 for Obscurer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obscure \Ob*scure"\ ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"), a. [Compar. Obscurer
     ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"[~e]r); superl. Obscurest.] [L. obscurus,
     orig., covered; ob- (see Ob-) + a root probably meaning, to
     cover; cf. L. scutum shield, Skr. sku to cover: cf. F.
     obscur. Cf. Sky.]
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     1. Covered over, shaded, or darkened; destitute of light;
        imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim.
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              His lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
                                                    --Prov. xx.
                                                    20.
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     2. Of or pertaining to darkness or night; inconspicuous to
        the sight; indistinctly seen; hidden; retired; remote from
        observation; unnoticed.
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              The obscure bird
              Clamored the livelong night.          --Shak.
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              The obscure corners of the earth.     --Sir J.
                                                    Davies.
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     3. Not noticeable; humble; mean. "O base and obscure vulgar."
        --Shak. "An obscure person." --Atterbury.
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     4. Not easily understood; not clear or legible; abstruse or
        incomprehensible; as, an obscure passage or inscription.
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     5. Not clear, full, or distinct; clouded; imperfect; as, an
        obscure view of remote objects.
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     Obscure rays (Opt.), those rays which are not luminous or
        visible, and which in the spectrum are beyond the limits
        of the visible portion.
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     Syn: Dark; dim; darksome; dusky; shadowy; misty; abstruse;
          intricate; difficult; mysterious; retired; unnoticed;
          unknown; humble; mean; indistinct.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obscurer \Ob*scur"er\ ([o^]b*sk[=u]r"[~e]r), n.
     One who, or that which, obscures.
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