miry, mired, riley, ambiguous, roily, dusky, quaggy, smoggy, intricate, reeky, incomprehensible, marshy, indistinct, complicated, roiled, mysterious, enigmatical, nebulous, sedimentary, sloppy, dense, darksome, mixed, hidden, impure, dark, mixed-up, swampy, addled, complex, squashy, smudgy, boggy, confused, dim, dingy, doubtful, soggy, muddled, sloughy, messy, nebulose, dirty, grimy, perplexed, muddy, difficult, profound, involved, clear, mirky, muddied, murky, thick, befouled, mucky, swollen, confounded, muddle-headed, filthy, abstruse, deep, waterlogged, unclean, unsettled, confusional, addlepated
dirty (part of speech: verb)
obscure (part of speech: adjective)
- With all his trials, he produced nothing but turbid results, clouded generally, or lacking something in color, and never that fragrance, and never that coldness which was to be the test of truth. - "Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life", Nathaniel Hawthorne.
- In what manner and at whose instance the scandal was disclosed we do not know; we do know, however, that Augustus was very fond of his granddaughter, whence we can assume that in this moment of turbid agitation, when so much hatred was directed against his family and his house, and when so many forces were uniting to overthrow Tiberius again, notwithstanding the fact that he had saved the empire, Augustus felt that he must a second time submit to his own law. - "The Women of the Caesars", Guglielmo Ferrero.
- Let us be thankful, that the great river of city- life,- hurrying on so madly, and tossing its stained waves crowned with bubbles that pain the eye, has its side eddies, and throws off great branches for far away shades, where the waters are at rest, and where innumerable small streams unite their efforts to purify that which has so long been so turbid. - "Papers from Overlook-House", Casper Almore.