murkier murkier  /ˈmɜr ki ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
  2. (adj) dark or gloomy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Further down the road, the outlook is even murkier.
  2. How all this will influence TV is murkier.
  3. But as details of the hijacking emerged, the tale got murkier, and Moscow's explanation does little to clear things up.

News

  1. Report: Aaron Hernandez Intentionally Broke Security System, Hired Cleaning Service

    Aaron Hernandez‘s potential connection to the North Attleboro murder investigation continues to unfold. Hernandez already has deep ties to the investigation, but details are beginning to get even murkier when it comes his level of involvement. Before police visited Hernandez’s North Attleboro home Tuesday afternoon, Hernandez broke his home security system and his cell phone, […]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

  2. San Jose sues MLB for 'conspiracy' to deprive city of team

    Making this murkier: The Oakland Athletics agreed at that time to allow the Giants rights to Santa Clara County, though they later argued it was contingent on the Giants actually moving there.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. Shadow Cabinet Minister Chris Grayling said: "The whole affair becomes murkier by the minute. Gordon Brown still has a lot of serious questions to answer."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Chris Grayling Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "As it stands now, even the succession plan for such an event appears murkier than ever, especially since Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile is running for reelection," said Villar, who denied having a hand in the moves to oust Enrile.
    on Jan 25, 2010 By: Manuel Villar Source: Philippine Star

  3. "Tibet is a tough challenge for the United Nations in that, while there is certainly a strong moral imperative for action by the Security Council, the legal case is a bit murkier since the territory is recognised as part of China," says Stephen...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Stephen Zunes Source: Inter Press Service (subscription)

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