Unmuddy

muddy

[muhd-ee]
adjective, muddier, muddiest.
1.
abounding in or covered with mud.
2.
not clear or pure: muddy colors.
3.
cloudy with sediment: muddy coffee.
4.
dull, as the complexion.
5.
not clear mentally.
6.
obscure or vague, as thought, expression, or literary style.
7.
Horse Racing. denoting the condition of a track after a heavy, continuous rainfall has ceased and been completely absorbed into the surface, leaving it the consistency of thick mud.
verb (used with object), muddied, muddying.
8.
to make muddy; soil with mud.
9.
to make turbid.
10.
to cause to be confused or obscure.
verb (used without object), muddied, muddying.
11.
to become muddy.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English muddi. See mud, -y1

muddily, adverb
muddiness, noun
unmuddied, adjective
unmuddy, adjective
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muddy (ˈmʌdɪ)
 
adj , -dier, -diest
1.  covered or filled with mud
2.  not clear or bright: muddy colours
3.  cloudy: a muddy liquid
4.  (esp of thoughts) confused or vague
 
vb , -dier, -diest, -dies, -dying, -died
5.  to become or cause to become muddy
 
'muddily
 
adv
 
'muddiness
 
n

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muddy
1520s, from mud; as a verb meaning "to make muddy," it is from c.1600. Big Muddy in reference to the Missouri or Mississippi rivers is first recorded 1825.
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