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o·ver·cloud

 (ō′vər-kloud′)
v. o·ver·cloud·ed, o·ver·cloud·ing, o·ver·clouds
v.tr.
1. To cover with clouds.
2. To make dark and gloomy.
v.intr.
To become cloudy.

overcloud

(ˌəʊvəˈklaʊd)
vb
1. (Physical Geography) to make or become covered with clouds
2. to make or become dark or dim

o•ver•cloud

(ˌoʊ vərˈklaʊd)

v.t.
1. to overspread with or as if with clouds.
2. to make gloomy.
[1585–95]

overcloud


Past participle: overclouded
Gerund: overclouding

Imperative
overcloud
overcloud
Present
I overcloud
you overcloud
he/she/it overclouds
we overcloud
you overcloud
they overcloud
Preterite
I overclouded
you overclouded
he/she/it overclouded
we overclouded
you overclouded
they overclouded
Present Continuous
I am overclouding
you are overclouding
he/she/it is overclouding
we are overclouding
you are overclouding
they are overclouding
Present Perfect
I have overclouded
you have overclouded
he/she/it has overclouded
we have overclouded
you have overclouded
they have overclouded
Past Continuous
I was overclouding
you were overclouding
he/she/it was overclouding
we were overclouding
you were overclouding
they were overclouding
Past Perfect
I had overclouded
you had overclouded
he/she/it had overclouded
we had overclouded
you had overclouded
they had overclouded
Future
I will overcloud
you will overcloud
he/she/it will overcloud
we will overcloud
you will overcloud
they will overcloud
Future Perfect
I will have overclouded
you will have overclouded
he/she/it will have overclouded
we will have overclouded
you will have overclouded
they will have overclouded
Future Continuous
I will be overclouding
you will be overclouding
he/she/it will be overclouding
we will be overclouding
you will be overclouding
they will be overclouding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overclouding
you have been overclouding
he/she/it has been overclouding
we have been overclouding
you have been overclouding
they have been overclouding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overclouding
you will have been overclouding
he/she/it will have been overclouding
we will have been overclouding
you will have been overclouding
they will have been overclouding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overclouding
you had been overclouding
he/she/it had been overclouding
we had been overclouding
you had been overclouding
they had been overclouding
Conditional
I would overcloud
you would overcloud
he/she/it would overcloud
we would overcloud
you would overcloud
they would overcloud
Past Conditional
I would have overclouded
you would have overclouded
he/she/it would have overclouded
we would have overclouded
you would have overclouded
they would have overclouded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overcloud - become covered with clouds; "The sky clouded over"
darken - become dark or darker; "The sky darkened"
2.overcloud - make obscure or unclear; "The distinction was obscured"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
References in classic literature ?
Astor Applies to Government for Protection.- The Frigate Adams Ordered to be Fitted Out.- Bright News From Astoria.- Sunshine Suddenly Overclouded.
Unfortunately for Astoria, this bright gleam of sunshine was soon overclouded. just as the Adams had received her complement of men, and the two vessels were ready for sea, news came from Commodore Chauncey, commanding on Lake Ontario, that a reinforcement of seamen was wanted in that quarter.
From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
The brow of Prince John alone was overclouded during these discussions; some overpowering care seemed agitating his mind, and it was only when he received occasional hints from his attendants, that he seemed to take interest in what was passing around him.
The afternoon came on wet and somewhat misty: as it waned into dusk, I began to feel that we were getting very far indeed from Gateshead: we ceased to pass through towns; the country changed; great grey hills heaved up round the horizon: as twilight deepened, we descended a valley, dark with wood, and long after night had overclouded the prospect, I heard a wild wind rushing amongst trees.
They were overclouded again, they were fainter, they were gone; but they had been there.
But the light which had been burning with such intensity as she came along was suddenly overclouded, as much by his manner as by his news.
His face changed color the instant he read the first lines; his cheeks fading to a dull, yellow-brown hue, which would have been ashy paleness in a less florid man; and his expression becoming saddened and overclouded in a moment.
But his face became overclouded suddenly by a lowering anxiety.