What is the opposite of clear?

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Adjective
Opposite of easy to understand
“The accompanying manual provides complicated instructions on how to operate our new microwave.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from ambiguity
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“His peculiar body language suggested it was ambiguous as to whether or not he liked broccoli.”
Adjective
Opposite of very specific or precise
“I have been given very imprecise tasks to complete and so I do not know how to get them done.”
Adjective
Opposite of to be in certain in one's mind
“We should not be jumping to conclusions while we are uncertain about what he really meant.”
Adjective
Opposite of transparent or unclouded
“The murky waters of the overused river have been tarnished by human interference.”
Adjective
Opposite of to stand out from being far superior to one's peers
“The decision to name Karl Malone as MVP of the NBA in 1999 was a contentious one.”
Adjective
Opposite of free of cloud, mist, or rain
“The dark clouds had returned and the day was now as gloomy as they had feared.”
Adjective
Opposite of without defects or blemishes, including freckles or knots
“She believed her blemished complexion must have been due to her constant consumption of chocolate.”
Adjective
(of a sound or voice) Opposite of audibly distinct
“His voice was muffled behind the closed door.”
Adjective
Opposite of open and unimpeded by
“During rush hour, the city's busy streets would be filled with traffic and pedestrians.”
Adjective
Opposite of free of something undesirable
“My body is full of toxins because of my terrible diet.”
Adjective
(of one's conscience) Opposite of free of guilt
“I have a guilty conscience because I did something I knew was wrong.”
Adjective
Opposite of complete or full
“A partial day's notice is insufficient for us to schedule an appointment.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving off or reflecting light
“The dimmed flame failed to warm his freezing hands.”
Adjective
Opposite of visibly noticeable
“We did not notice at first, but hidden inside the barn was a resting cow.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to perceive clearly
“His mind was unfocused and he was clearly not in a position to address the issue at hand.”
Adjective
(of a sense) Opposite of able to sense slight impressions or differences
“Due to his age, little Gip may have weak eyes, but he still whips his tail into a frenzy when he sees me.”
Adjective
Opposite of honest or frank in nature
Adjective
Opposite of producing powerful feelings or strong, clear images in the mind
Adjective
Opposite of existing in fact and not merely as a possibility
“The premise that this was built by aliens is highly conjectural!”
Adjective
Opposite of a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Adjective
Opposite of not mixed or adulterated with any other substance or material
“The solution was mixed and contaminated, thus, rendering it useless for our experiments.”
Adjective
Opposite of clearly defined or identified
“This room has no specific purpose and is just for general use.”
Adjective
Opposite of innocent
Adjective
Opposite of of or according to the rules of logic or formal argument
“She gave me a wild and incoherent explanation about habitation on the planet Mars.”
Adjective
Opposite of without inhabitants
“It was a populated town center with a diverse community.”
Adjective
Opposite of pronounced without any jar or harshness
Adjective
Opposite of based on logic or good sense
Adjective
Opposite of completely empty
Adjective
Opposite of done, perceived, or existing in open view
“The President called and said that he wanted to speak to me about a secret matter.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning
Adjective
Opposite of not likely to harm or injure
“Made from non-renewable oil resources, they are toxic, do not biodegrade, and are harmful to animals.”
Verb
(of the weather) Opposite of to become brighter
“The skies are expected to darken tomorrow and the sun will be obstructed by heavy clouds.”
Verb
Opposite of to gradually go away or disappear
“A cold or flu will begin to form should you be infected by others carrying the virus.”
Verb
Opposite of to remove unwanted items from
“The dishes would pile up as the waiter was too busy to clear them away from our table.”
Verb
Opposite of to rid an area of obstructions
“Nine steel bollards, usually used to support the hulls of ships, blockade the yard's entrance.”
Verb
Opposite of to empty a given space
“Once you move in, you can then begin to fill the apartment with your personal belongings.”
Verb
Opposite of to cause people to leave a building or place
“When you hear the alarm, stay in the building until further instruction.”
Verb
Opposite of to pay off one's debts
“I bought another car which will only serve to accumulate more debt on my credit card.”
Verb
Opposite of to physically get or pass over something
“The amateur athlete would run into all of the hurdles during the race.”
Verb
Opposite of to remove from suspicion
“We have some new evidence that will incriminate the suspect.”
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Opposite of to provide authorization or clearance to
“On your last day of employment, management will revoke your access to our top-secret laboratories.”
Verb
Opposite of to earn a profit of
“When it had hit rock bottom, his business would lose hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.”
Verb
Opposite of to remove impurities from
“We will pollute the water in this river if we keep throwing our rubbish into it.”
Verb
Opposite of to unclog something tubular or cylindrical
“Hair and food matter are the usual suspects that will clog your pipes.”
Verb
(clear up) Opposite of to cause to be clear from ambiguity
“We need to obfuscate the exact cause of the issue to cover our wrongdoings.”
Verb
Opposite of to give what is owed for
Verb
Opposite of to remove the contents of
“We advise all users to fill the machinery with oil before turning it on.”
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Opposite of do away with
Verb
Opposite of to pat lightly and quickly, especially to clean or wipe away
“You'll need to scrub this stubborn stain nice and hard to remove it.”
Verb
Opposite of to remove the contents of
Verb
Opposite of to receive after charges and deductions have been made
Adverb
(clear of) Opposite of so as to be out of the way of or away from
“Stand close to the famous statue so I can take a picture of you.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner that is clear and intelligible
“The unconvincing politician spoke incoherently and disjointedly about his vision for the country.”
Adverb
Opposite of all the way
“He only managed to throw the rock partially across the lake.”
Adverb
Opposite of from start to finish
“His long-winded speech just seemed to go on endlessly.”
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