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obnubilate

[ob-noo-buh-leyt, -nyoo-] /ɒbˈnu bəˌleɪt, -ˈnyu-/
verb (used with object), obnubilated, obnubilating.
1.
to cloud over; becloud; obscure.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Latin obnūbilātus, past participle of obnūbilāre to darken, obscure, equivalent to ob- ob- + nūbilāre to become cloudy, verbal derivative of nūbilus cloudy; see nubilous
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obnubilation, noun
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obnubilate

/ɒbˈnjuːbɪˌleɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (literary) to darken or obscure
Word Origin
C16: ultimately from Latin obnūbilāre to cover with clouds, from nubes cloud
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Word Origin and History for obnubilation
obnubilate
1580s, from L. obnibulat-, pp. stem of obnubilare "to cover with clouds or fog."
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