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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cloud  \Cloud\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clouded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clouding}.] 
  1.  To  overspread  or  hide  with  a  cloud  or  clouds;  as  the  sky 
  is  clouded. 
 
  2.  To  darken  or  obscure,  as  if  by  hiding  or  enveloping  with  a 
  cloud;  hence  to  render  gloomy  or  sullen. 
 
  One  day  too  late,  I  fear  me  noble  lord,  Hath 
  clouded  all  thy  happy  days  on  earth.  --Shak. 
 
  Be  not  disheartened,  then,  nor  cloud  those  looks 
  --Milton. 
 
  Nothing  clouds  men's  minds  and  impairs  their  honesty 
  like  prejudice.  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  3.  To  blacken;  to  sully;  to  stain;  to  tarnish;  to  damage;  -- 
  esp.  used  of  reputation  or  character. 
 
  I  would  not  be  a  stander-by  to  hear  My  sovereign 
  mistress  clouded  so  without  My  present  vengeance 
  taken  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  mark  with  or  darken  in  veins  or  sports;  to  variegate 
  with  colors;  as  to  cloud  yarn. 
 
  And  the  nice  conduct  of  a  clouded  cane.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clouded 
  adj  1:  made  troubled  or  apprehensive  or  distressed  in  appearance; 
  "his  face  was  clouded  with  unhappiness" 
  2:  filled  or  abounding  with  clouds  [syn:  {cloud-covered},  {overcast}, 
  {sunless}] 
  3:  mentally  disordered;  "a  mind  clouded  by  sorrow" 
  4:  unclear  in  form  or  expression;  "the  blurred  aims  of  the 
  group";  "sometimes  one  understood  clearly  and  sometimes 
  the  meaning  was  clouded"-  H.G.Wells  [syn:  {blurred}] 




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