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obscure
used in The Grapes of Wrath

4 uses
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Definition
to block from view or make less visible or understandable
  • The black barn was nearly obscured by the rain.
    Chapter 30 (89% in)
obscured = hidden
  • In the late afternoon the truck came back, bumping and rattling through the dust, and there was a layer of dust in the bed, and the hood was covered with dust, and the headlights were obscured with a red flour.
    Chapter 10 (20% in)
  • Ruthie and Winfield came in quietly, trying by silence and by keeping close to the wall to remain obscure.
    Chapter 26 (51% in)
  • The black round hole was obscured for a moment, and then the figure moved back.
    Chapter 28 (31% in)

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