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adj. murk·i·er, murk·i·est
1. Dark or dim, as from mist: a murky sky. See Synonyms at dark.
2. Darkened, clouded, or blurry: murky waters; murky images.
3. Not clearly known, understood, or expressed: a murky future; the murky world of spies; murky writing.

murk′i·ly adv.
murk′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.murkily - unclearly; opaquely; "murkily expressed ideas"
2.murkily - with a dim light; "a dimly lit room"


advtrübe; the wreck could be seen murkily through the muddy waterdas Wrack zeichnete sich undeutlich im schlammigen Wasser ab
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A blur of soot and smoke, now confusedly tending this way, now that way, now aspiring to the vault of Heaven, now murkily creeping along the earth, as the wind rose and fell, or changed its quarter: a dense formless jumble, with sheets of cross light in it, that showed nothing but masses of darkness:- Coketown in the distance was suggestive of itself, though not a brick of it could be seen.
The intelligence reports provide additional information about an incident that remains only murkily described by all concerned, with the Pentagon providing few details and the Russians offering changing accounts.
Former 'Game of Thrones' actor Rheon initially makes Maximus interesting, but he's given material that ultimately dulls the murkily motivated character, which immediately becomes drab and tiresome.
Particular controversy has focused on her use of the Presidential Protection Service, a murkily budgeted unit intended for Jacob Zuma.
Dalton's rigorous attention to pictorial detail might seem excessive at points since the reproductions of the paintings in Edge are so small and murkily reprinted as to obscure many of the details she describes.
The reader is taken on an eloquent journey of the personal and the political as well as the murkily historical, meandering from the Malaccan sultanate to the Mahathir years, when the dictatorial style of government set in with the subsequent clampdown on free speech that exiled this patriot for some years.
Not President Obama, who spoke briefly and murkily about what drove Omar Mateen to murder scores of innocents in Orlando earlier this week before speaking at length about the murderer's tools of choice.
congress delegation, led by Senator Benjamin Karden and includes Senator Edward Marki, Senator Jeff Murkily and Senator Koori Gardner.
was one title we came up with, but we wanted to maintain a literary emphasis, not to attempt any sort of "state of the discipline" event (as the "Poetics of Feminism" had apparently been intended to be, but the discipline and its state had become somewhat more murkily chaotic in the interim).
2) Beginning in the late 1920s as the semiprofessional Miami Giants, baseball's clown princes adapted and evolved along a timeline that stretched to the end of the Reagan Administration before disappearing into history's mists as murkily as they first appeared.