Word – Obfuscate
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Obfuscate – Word of the Day
To make something unclear or obscure
Also To be evasive or confusing
This word is derived from the Late Latin word obfuscat, meaning darkened.
- The new bill passed by the parliament will further obfuscate the tax code.
- Using flowery language in your essay will only obfuscate your main point.
- Some people use mammoth amounts of data to obfuscate the fact of the matter.
- The suspect often obfuscated when he was being interrogated.
- The author’s main trick is to obfuscate readers in order to appear smarter than he actually is. It’s a brilliant scam, really.
- The faulty translations only served to obfuscate the terms of the peace treaty.
- The newscaster on the evening news only obfuscated the key points of the new free trade agreement.
- The professor’s second explanation further obfuscated an already convoluted concept.
- The most important rule of writing in the business world, is to never obfuscate what you’re trying to say.
- Manipulative people will often obfuscate their true intentions when interacting with others.
- A common tactic in business dealings is to obfuscate the finer points of the agreement to deceive the other party.
- Salesmen tend to obfuscate the terms and conditions of purchase of the products they’re selling in order to persuade their unsuspecting prospects.