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    becloud, obscure

    The writer's essay includes some valid points, but they are obnubilated by his convoluted prose style.

    "Early street lighting had the disconcerting effect of obnubilating as well as illuminating urban space." — Matthew Beaumont, Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London, 2015

    Submitted by Tural from Azerbaijan on 16/03/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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