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

  Murky \Murk"y\, a. [Compar. Murkier; superl. Murkiest.] [OE.
     mirke, merke, AS. myrce, mirce; akin to Icel. myrkr, Dan. &
     Sw. m["o]rk.]
     1. Dark; gloomy. "The murkiest den." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A murky deep lowering o'er our heads. --Addison.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Obscured by haze or mist; clouded; turbid; as, poor
        visibility in the murky water.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  murky
      adj 1: (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid";
             "muddy coffee"; "murky waters" [syn: cloudy, muddy,
             mirky, murky, turbid]
      2: dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-
         blackened lamps" [syn: murky, mirky]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "murky":
     ambiguous, amorphous, amphibological, besmirched, black, blackened,
     bleak, blind, blotchy, caliginous, clear as mud, clouded, cloudy,
     dark, dark-colored, darkened, darkish, darksome, dim, dimmish,
     dimpsy, dingy, dirty, discolored, dismal, double-edged,
     double-faced, drab, dreary, dun, dusk, dusky, equivocal, filthy,
     foggy, foul, foxed, foxy, fuliginous, funereal, fuzzy, glooming,
     gloomy, glowering, grey, grim, grimy, grubby, hazy, indeterminate,
     indistinct, inky, lowering, misty, mucky, muddy, murk, murksome,
     nasty, nebulous, nubilous, obscure, opaque, overcast, roily,
     semidark, shadowy, shady, shapeless, sibylline, smirched, smoky,
     smudgy, smutty, soiled, somber, sooty, sordid, squalid, stained,
     stigmatic, stigmatiferous, stigmatized, subfusc, tainted,
     tarnished, tenebrous, threatening, transcendent, turbid, unclean,
     unclear, unplain, vague
  
  

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