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bedim

[bih-dim] /bɪˈdɪm/
verb (used with object), bedimmed, bedimming.
1.
to make dim; darken; obscure.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; be- + dim
Related forms
unbedimmed, adjective
Synonyms
becloud, overcast, shroud; muddle.
Antonyms
illumine, brighten.
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British Dictionary definitions for be dimming

bedim

/bɪˈdɪm/
verb -dims, -dimming, -dimmed
1.
(transitive) to make dim or obscure
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Word Origin and History for be dimming

bedim

v.

1560s, from be- + dim (adj.). Related: Bedimmed; bedimming.

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