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adj.

P. ἀμυδρός, V. ἀμαυρός, P. and V. ἀσαφής.

Dark, without light: P. and V. σκοτεινός, P. σκοτώδης, V. ἀμαυρός, κνεφαῖος, ἀφεγγής, λυγαῖος; see dark.

Of colour: P. and V. μέλας, V. μελάγχιμος, κελαινός, ἐρεμνός.

Gray: P. φαιός (Plat.).

Of sight: V. ἀμαυρός, ἀμβλώψ (Eur., Rhes.).

Be dim-sighted: P. ἀμβλυώσσειν, ἀμβλὺ ὁρᾶν, V. βλέπειν βραχύ (Eur., Ion, 744).

Vague: P. and V. ἀσαφής, ἄδηλος, V. ἀσημος, ἄσκοπος, ἐπάργεμος.

Tarnished: Ar. and V. δυσπινής, V. πινώδης, P. and V. αὐχμηρός.

v. trans.

V. ἀμαυροῦν (also Xen. but rare P.), V. σκοτοῦν (pass. in Plat.), P. ἐπισκοτεῖν (dat.).

Dimmed: V. μαυρούμενος (Aesch., Ag. 296).

Tarnish: P. and V. μιαίνειν.

Met., sully: P. and V. αἰσχύνειν, καταισχύνειν.