muddied muddied  /ˈmə did/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
  2. (v) dirty with mud
  3. (v) cause to become muddy
  4. (v) make turbid
  5. (adj) (of soil) soft and watery
  6. (adj) dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
  7. (adj) (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
  8. (adj) (of liquids) clouded as with sediment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the advertisements muddied the Afghan Government's unambiguous anti-narcotics message, which had just started to take root.
  2. As things stand, Karzai will likely be confirmed as Afghanistan's President by November, muddied though he may by widespread election fraud.
  3. The situation had already been muddied by contradictory versions of how Bhutto died.

News

  1. Softbank's Son And Sprint's Hesse Demo How To Mess Up A Great Deal

    By underbidding and trying to steal assets at both Sprint and especially Clearwire, Softbank's Masayoshi Son no longer looks all so clever. His initial deals seems to bail out the ill managed Sprint. But conduct since last fall has muddied the waters. DISH's Charlie Ergen has entered the fray. And now on 6/12/13, Clearwire's long dormant and seemingly useless Special Committee which was supposed ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Breaking Down the Top 5 Fantasy Football Handcuff Situations in 2013

    In fantasy football, nothing can ruin a season faster than watching in horror as your first-round running back goes down in a heap in Week 3. That's it. Season's over, right? Maybe not, if you purchased insurance against injury by "handcuffing" your star tailback with his backup. On some NFL teams, the backfield situation is just too muddied for there to even be a handcuff. It's a committee, and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Oil slips below $104 on weaker China growth

    By Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) - Oil dipped below $104 per barrel on Monday as weak data from top energy consumer China muddied the oil demand outlook, overshadowing optimism stemming from a pickup in ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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