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obscure
used in Summer Pleasures

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
the view or directions are obscure
Definition
not clearly seen, understood, or expressed
  • His photographs were available for study and dissection, but his personal life remained obscure.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (22% in)
obscure = mysterious (not known)
  • "I've seen better art scrawled in alleys."
      Though she privately agreed, Lee only shrugged. "Some people like the clunky and obscure."
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (7% in)

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2  —2 uses as in:
knows the famous and the obscure
Definition
not known to many people; or unimportant or undistinguished
  • She has a talent for digging up obscure facts, some of them impossibly dry, and turning them into intriguing stories.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (33% in)
obscure = not known to many people (or seemingly unimportant and uninteresting)
  • If you'd named some obscure French film, I'd have had to find something else.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (47% in)

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