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Adjective
Dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist
“The view from here is not as dark and murky as it was when I gripped the door handle of my car, practically paralyzed with fear and horror.”
Adjective
Obscure, indistinct, cloudy
“She is going with the kids and her mother and now the washing machine is broken, filled with dirty clothes and murky water.”
Adjective
Obscure or morally questionable
“The secrets of this murky underworld are revealed here, for the first time, in a transcript of a secret telephone conversation.”
Adjective
Obscure, indistinct, cloudy
“… skies made murky from the smoke of forest fires that were many miles to the west.”
Adjective
Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning
“… a murky reply to a question about his intentions.”
Adjective
Not seen or understood clearly
“… a gubernatorial candidate with a murky position on the hot-button issue of capital punishment.”
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