(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Presence of suspended water
1. cloudiness, haziness, nebulosity, cloud cover, overcast; shade; nephology. See darkness, obscurity.
2. cloud, cloud bank; cumulus, woolpack, altocumulus, cirrus, cirrocumulus, stratus, cirrostratus, cumulocirrus, -nimbus, or -stratus, nimbus, nimbostratus, stratus, stratocumulus; scud, raincloud, thundercloud, thunder-head; rack.
3. fog, mist, vapor, haze, haziness, veil; murk, murkiness; smog. Informal, [pea] soup, smaze. See dimness.
Verbs — cloud, cloud over, shadow, obscure, overcast, shade, fog, mist, haze.
Adjectives — cloudy, clouded, overcast, murky, misty, foggy, hazy, dirty, turbid, muggy, so thick you can cut it with a knife; threatening, lowering; nubilous, cumulus, stratiform; cloud-capped; billowing; shady, gray, umbrageous; obfuscated; opaque; nephological.
Phrases — Every cloud has a silver lining.
Quotations — The fog comes on little cat feet (Carl Sandburg), The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the window-panes (T. S. Eliot).
Antonyms, see light.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguity, ambiguousness, equivocalness, indefiniteness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, uncertainty, unclearness, vagueness. See CLEAR.

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