dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


5 definitions found
 for murk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Murk \Murk\, a. [See Murky.]
     Dark; murky.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           He can not see through the mantle murk.  --J. R. Drake.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Murk \Murk\, n.
     Darkness; mirk. [Archaic] --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Murk \Murk\, n.
     The refuse of fruit, after the juice has been expressed;
     marc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  murk
      n 1: an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a
           cloud of some substance [syn: fog, fogginess, murk,
           murkiness]
      v 1: make dark, dim, or gloomy

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  108 Moby Thesaurus words for "murk":
     amorphousness, bad light, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom,
     begrime, besmirch, besoil, black, black out, blacken, blackwash,
     block the light, blot, blot out, blotch, brown, cast a shadow,
     charcoal, cloud, cloud over, cork, dark, darken, darken over,
     darkishness, darkness, darksomeness, deadness, denigrate, dim,
     dim light, dim out, dimness, dinge, dirty, drabness, dullness,
     dusk, duskiness, duskness, ebonize, eclipse, encloud,
     encompass with shadow, flatness, fog, fogginess, foul, fuzziness,
     gloaming, gloom, grime, half-light, haze, indeterminateness,
     indistinctness, ink, lack of sparkle, lackluster, lifelessness,
     lusterlessness, mat, mat finish, melanize, mist, mistiness, muddy,
     mumbo jumbo, murkiness, mystification, nigrify, obfuscate,
     obfuscation, obnubilate, obscurantism, obscuration, obscure,
     obscurity, obumbrate, occult, occultate, opacity, overcast,
     overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, partial darkness, perplexity,
     semidark, shade, shadow, shapelessness, smirch, smoke, smudge,
     smut, smutch, somber, somberness, soot, tarnish, twilight,
     unclarity, unclearness, unplainness, vagueness
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229