Synonyms for clouding


1. clouding, clouding up, vaporization, vaporisation, vapor, vapour, evaporation
usage: the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky


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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