The highly credentialed Johnsen is an improbable target, and OLC was long viewed as an obscure post.
An obscure process of country, district, and state conventions exists to appoint these delegates to the national convention.
In the meantime, other cities, often once obscure, suddenly become the new magnets of opportunity.
Most days, I might as well be studying some obscure species of sea snail.
This five-person board is obscure but now has a monumental responsibility.
It was an obscure incident of the war, especially as fighting was renewed in Angola.
This was still an obscure question, to which, in her inexperience, she found no answer.
The poor and 'obscure' life was perhaps, after all, the highest, holiest and best!
His parentage was obscure, and he was generally known only by his nickname of Professor.
There is an exaggerated forceful woman, the Vicomtesse de Fourchamps, who plays a sustained but obscure part in the intrigue.
c.1400, "dark," figuratively "morally unenlightened; gloomy," from Old French obscur, oscur "dark, clouded, gloomy; dim, not clear" (12c.) and directly from Latin obscurus "dark, dusky, shady," figuratively "unknown; unintelligible; hard to discern; from insignificant ancestors," from ob "over" (see ob-) + -scurus "covered," from PIE *(s)keu- "to cover, conceal" (see sky). Related: Obscurely.
early 15c., "to cover (something), cloud over," from obscure (adj.) or else from Middle French obscurer, from Latin obscurare "to make dark, darken, obscure," from obscurus. Related: Obscured; obscuring.
"A Formal Description of the Specification Language OBSCURE", J. Loeckx, TR A85/15, U Saarlandes, Saarbrucken, 1985.