[bih-fog, -fawg]
verb (used with object), befogged, befogging.
to envelop in fog or obscurity; becloud: Low-hanging clouds befogged the city.
to render unclear; confuse by irrelevancies or distractions: Petty differences befogged the legislators' task.

1595–1605; be- + fog1

2. confound, blur, muddle, obfuscate. Unabridged
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befog (bɪˈfɒɡ)
vb , -fogs, -fogging, -fogged
1.  to surround with fog
2.  to make confused, vague, or less clear

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Example sentences
Automobile advertising goes to great lengths to befog these unnerving events.
They have tried to befog it and to raise false issues.
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