verb[with object] literary
Make obscure or muddled: confusion beclouds the issue
More example sentences
- Today, ladies and gentlemen, Exhibit A in the Star Tribune's ruthless efforts to becloud the issues of the day on behalf of the Democratic Party is the column by editorial board member Jim Boyd attacking your humble Power Line servants.
- Although the Monitor was just one of three prototypical iron warships launched in mid-1862, its success at Hampton Roads beclouded Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles’ and other top-ranking naval officials’ thinking.
- The principal reason for attacking this theory was that it beclouded the whole issue of man's relationship to the land.
Definition of becloud in:
- The US English dictionary