mirky


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mirk·y

 (mûr′kē)
adj. Archaic
Variant of murky.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mirky - (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
2.mirky - dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps"
shaded - protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope
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murky

also mirky
adjective
1. Deficient in brightness:
2. Lacking vividness in color:
3. Heavy, dark, or dense, especially with impurities:
4. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended:
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