Antonyms of verb clarify

1 of 2 senses of clarify

Sense 1
clarify, clear up, elucidate -- (make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death")
       Antonym of obfuscate (Sense 1)
      => obfuscate -- (make obscure or unclear)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clarify

2 senses of clarify

Sense 1
clarify, clear up, elucidate -- (make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death")
       => explain, explicate -- (make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students")

Sense 2
clarify -- (make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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