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mirk

[murk] /mɜrk/
noun, adjective
1.
murk.
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Examples for mirk
  • However, when the courts enter this mirk of secrecy it only add one more layer of confusion and complexity to this sordid horror.
British Dictionary definitions for mirk

mirk

/mɜːk/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of murk1
Derived Forms
mirky, adjective
mirkily, adverb
mirkiness, noun

murk1

/mɜːk/
noun
1.
gloomy darkness
adjective
2.
an archaic variant of murky
Word Origin
C13: probably from Old Norse myrkr darkness; compare Old English mirce dark
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