Nearer the glaciers it is milky and turbid—beyond Basle it soon becomes muddy.
It was almost as if it reminded me of some turbid element in history and the soul.
It had originally been yellow, but time had turned that elegance to ashes, to a turbid sallow unvenerable white.
A short voyage of a day bore them to the mouth of turbid and turbulent Missouri.
The river owes its name to its turbid yellow water, which makes the sea also yellow for some distance from the coast.
To assuage thirst, I drank the water of the lake, turbid and slimy as it was.
The dull flame in the firmament took on a deeper tint, very somber and turbid.
Then you will come to another stream of turbid water, and do the same there.
The Nile at this point is muddy, swift and turbid, and does not lack a great deal of being as wide as the Mississippi.
There are two ways by which the turbid waters become purified.
1620s, from Latin turbidus "muddy, full of confusion," from turbare "to confuse, bewilder," from turba "turmoil, crowd," probably from Greek tyrbe "turmoil."
turbid tur·bid (tûr'bĭd)
Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended; muddy; cloudy.