Difficult Words : Obsequious and Obscure

Difficult Words : Obsequious and Obscure

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Obscure (up SKYOOR) adj: unknown, hard to understand, dark

The comedy nightclub was filled with obscure comedians who stole each other’s jokes and seldom got any laughs.

The artist was so obscure that even his parents had trouble remembering his name.

The noted scholar’s dissertation was terribly obscure. It had to be translated from English into English before anyone could make head or tail of it.

Some commentary poets apparently believe that the only way to be great is to be obscure.

The features of the forest grew obscure as night fell.

The state of being obscure in any of its senses is called obscurity.

Obsequious (ub SEE kwee us) adj: fawning, subservient, sucking up to

Ann's assistant was so obsequious that she could never tell what he really thought about anything.

My obsequious friend seemed to live only to make me happy and never wanted to do anything if I said I didn't want to do it.

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