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obscūrō āvī, ātus, āre

obscurus, to render dark, darken, obscure: obscuratur luce solis lumen lucernae: caelum nocte obscuratum, S.: volucres Aethera obscurant pennis, V.: obscuratus sol, eclipsed.—To hide, conceal, cover, shroud, darken, veil: neque nox tenebris obscurare coetūs nefarios potest: caput obscurante lacernā, H.: dolo ipsi obscurati, kept out of sight, S.—Fig., of speech, to obscure, render indistinct, express indistinctly: nihil dicendo.—To render unknown, bury in oblivion: fortuna res celebrat obscuratque, S.To suppress, hide, conceal: tuas laudes.—To cause to be forgotten, render insignificant: periculi magnitudinem: eorum memoria sensim obscurata est: obscurata vocabula, obsolete, H.

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