Some 50 detectives are now poring over this paperwork in the obscurely named "Operation Weeting."
Petals 5, much smaller than the sepals, concave and obscurely 2-lobed, raised on a claw.
Vaguely and obscurely do we all feel the pressure of these deep and secret impulses.
Shiba Kokan, a contemporary artist who outlived Harunobu by forty-eight years, is obscurely connected with Harunobu's work.
The little burro, now obscurely melancholic, grazed in the meadow.
Was she obscurely conscious of two states of being in herself, and did she therefore fear to trust her own impulses?
This work of mental exaltation was brought about obscurely but surely.
Calyx narrowly ovoid or oblong, 5-toothed, obscurely nerved, naked.
The story of the woman's youth was remembered against her, if obscurely.
And yet I wasn't truthful, for with a false delicacy I told him too obscurely.
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.