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adjective     murky pronunciation in American English
/ˈmɜrki/
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adjectivemurky
comparativemurkier
superlativemurkiest
  1. 1
    involving activities that are not clearly known and that people think are dishonest or morally wrong

    We suspected he had a murky past.

  2. 2
    dark and difficult to see through, especially because of bad light, thick clouds, or dirt in the air or water

    I couldn’t make out the house number in the murky light.

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murkily

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