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  • n  an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
  • v  make dark, dim, or gloomy

  • It rises out of the tidal murk of the Meadowlands the polluted northernNew Jersey wetlands on which the sports complex of the same name was built some 33 years ago like .
  • Indeed, it may be the primary function of celebrities like Jackson to show us, in their early radiance, what we could dream of being and in the murk of their decline, what we .
  • In Bosnia, on most days, there is only murk, brutality and death.
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  • What will the lake look like without carp?
    They spend their lives rooting up underwater mud, destroying Utah Lake's vegetation, creating murk and muck, and making it hard for baby fish to find any protection while they grow up.
    June 17, 2013 - Provo Daily Herald

  • William Styron in New York Times (blog)
    Every year, approximately 7 percent of us will be afflicted to some degree by the awful mental state that William Styron described as a "gray drizzle of horror . . . a storm of murk."
  • Bob Brown in The Age
    Greens leader Bob Brown said the Coalition and Family First had blocked "patently reasonable reforms : to keep a system of Howard-era cover-ups and political murk in place".
  • Twyla Tharp in Indianapolis Star
    Vaill writes that when Robbins and Twyla Tharp were collaborating on a ballet titled "Brahms/Handel" in 1984, Tharp had a dream in which the two of them saw what Tharp described as a huge snake "in a filthy sewage- ridden murk partially covered by...

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