- 1. cloud, physical phenomenon
- usage: any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
- 2. cloud, atmospheric phenomenon
- usage: a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
- 3. cloud, unreality, irreality
- usage: out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
- 4. cloud, gloom, gloominess, glumness
- usage: a cause of worry or gloom or trouble; "the only cloud on the horizon was the possibility of dissent by the French"
- 5. cloud, suspicion
- usage: suspicion affecting your reputation; "after that mistake he was under a cloud"
- 6. swarm, cloud, group, grouping
- usage: a group of many things in the air or on the ground; "a swarm of insects obscured the light"; "clouds of blossoms"; "it discharged a cloud of spores"
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- 1. overcast, cloud, darken
- usage: make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
- 2. obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist, hide, conceal
- usage: make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
- 3. cloud, billow, wallow
- usage: billow up in the form of a cloud; "The smoke clouded above the houses"
- 4. cloud, affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: make gloomy or depressed; "Their faces were clouded with sadness"
- 5. defile, sully, corrupt, taint, cloud, mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate
- usage: place under suspicion or cast doubt upon; "sully someone's reputation"
- 6. cloud, change, alter, modify
- usage: make less clear; "the stroke clouded memories of her youth"
- 7. mottle, dapple, cloud, spot
- usage: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
- 8. cloud, dull
- usage: make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
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