becloud

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Related to beclouded: cloudiness, murkiness, unclouded

be·cloud

 (bĭ-kloud′)
tr.v. be·cloud·ed, be·cloud·ing, be·clouds
To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure: a development that beclouds the real issues.

becloud

(bɪˈklaʊd)
vb (tr)
1. to cover or obscure with a cloud
2. to confuse or muddle: to becloud the issues.

be•cloud

(bɪˈklaʊd)

v.t.
1. to darken or obscure with clouds.
2. to make confused.
[1590–1600]

becloud


Past participle: beclouded
Gerund: beclouding

Imperative
becloud
becloud
Present
I becloud
you becloud
he/she/it beclouds
we becloud
you becloud
they becloud
Preterite
I beclouded
you beclouded
he/she/it beclouded
we beclouded
you beclouded
they beclouded
Present Continuous
I am beclouding
you are beclouding
he/she/it is beclouding
we are beclouding
you are beclouding
they are beclouding
Present Perfect
I have beclouded
you have beclouded
he/she/it has beclouded
we have beclouded
you have beclouded
they have beclouded
Past Continuous
I was beclouding
you were beclouding
he/she/it was beclouding
we were beclouding
you were beclouding
they were beclouding
Past Perfect
I had beclouded
you had beclouded
he/she/it had beclouded
we had beclouded
you had beclouded
they had beclouded
Future
I will becloud
you will becloud
he/she/it will becloud
we will becloud
you will becloud
they will becloud
Future Perfect
I will have beclouded
you will have beclouded
he/she/it will have beclouded
we will have beclouded
you will have beclouded
they will have beclouded
Future Continuous
I will be beclouding
you will be beclouding
he/she/it will be beclouding
we will be beclouding
you will be beclouding
they will be beclouding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been beclouding
you have been beclouding
he/she/it has been beclouding
we have been beclouding
you have been beclouding
they have been beclouding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been beclouding
you will have been beclouding
he/she/it will have been beclouding
we will have been beclouding
you will have been beclouding
they will have been beclouding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been beclouding
you had been beclouding
he/she/it had been beclouding
we had been beclouding
you had been beclouding
they had been beclouding
Conditional
I would becloud
you would becloud
he/she/it would becloud
we would becloud
you would becloud
they would becloud
Past Conditional
I would have beclouded
you would have beclouded
he/she/it would have beclouded
we would have beclouded
you would have beclouded
they would have beclouded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.becloud - make less visible or unclearbecloud - make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
conceal, hide - prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
overshadow - cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house"

becloud

verb
References in classic literature ?
Daylight began to forsake the red-room; it was past four o'clock, and the beclouded afternoon was tending to drear twilight.
Therefore, not to mention his clothes, which had seen three months' service in mire and dust, and his thick uncombed hair, the surface of his face and hands was dismally beclouded.
To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.
It was this kind of dim suspicion which beclouded the view of Mr.
She forced herself to think of it as bound up with another woman's life--a woman towards whom she had set out with a longing to carry some clearness and comfort into her beclouded youth.
I beg your pardon, sir,' stammered she; - suddenly calming down, - the light of reason seeming to break upon her beclouded spirit, and a faint blush mantling on her cheek - 'I did not know you; - and I thought - '
At the gate a glimmer of reason in the form of sudden suspicion seized upon Jerry's beclouded mind.
I saw it touch her handsome open face nestled in a fur collar and darken her clear eyes that shone upon me brilliantly grey in the murky light of a beclouded, inclement afternoon.
If seas can becalmed and skies can beclouded, can rain befallen?
He felt that the assumption of Christianity and Islam that pious people who suffered on earth would receive great rewards in heaven had beclouded the sense of judgment of many African people.
not so much to evil means (as evidenced by many liberals' enthusiasm for war as a means to democracy) nor even to evil ends when they are sufficiently remote and beclouded, nor to deriving profit indirectly from them, but to the soiling of his own hands, the turning of his own stomach, from too close contact with them.