Know Your Next Word : obfuscate

7. obfuscate :

verb :

to darken, to confuse, to make confusing

usage :

  • People had hoped the spokesman would elucidate the issue. But he only obfuscated the issue further

  • Too much gin had obfuscated the old man's senses.

  • The Professor’s inept lecture gradually obfuscated the subject that had been crystal clear to us before.

  • To obfuscate something is to engage in obfuscation.

  • Lester called himself a used-car salesman, but his real job was obfuscation. He sold cars by confusing his customers.

  • to obfuscate a problem with extraneous information

  • The fog obfuscated the shore.

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