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adjective     obscure pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    not known about, or not well known

    Details of this period of Shakespeare’s life remain obscure.

    The report had been published in an obscure German journal.

  2. 2
    not clearly expressed, or not easy to understand
    somewhat/rather/relatively obscure:

    The rules for the competition are somewhat obscure.

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