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obscure adj. (stressed like ENTIRE)
1. dark, dim Mer.V. II. vii. 51 “the o'bscure grave,” Ven. 237 “brakes obscu're and rough” ; loving the darkness Mac. II. iii. 65 “The o'bscure bird.”
2. retired, remote Tit. II. iii. 77 “an o'bscure plot.”
3. lowly, mean, undistinguished R2 III. iii. 154 “an o'bscure grave,” 2H6 IV. i. 50 “Obscu're and lowly swain,” Ham. IV. v. 213 “his o'bscure burial.”
4. not clear or plain LLL. III. i. 88 “Some o'bscure precedence.”
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