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obfuscate

To make unclear or to confuse. See obfuscator and e-mail obfuscator.
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Prima facie it appears that the designated authorities and investigating agencies were/ are deliberately, intentionally and willfully trying to obfuscate truth from coming out in the open to shield high profile persons of the state, including the chief minister," wrote Digvijaya in his 14- page letter.
Hence, we proposed a trust based obfuscation mechanism to obfuscate preferences prior submission to super-peers.
Invalid Use of Null: Let's say the obfuscator detects that the program to obfuscate makes intensive use of objects that are instances of a class named CACIC and a method named Share().
Scully: "Mulder, not everything is a labyrinth of dark conspiracy and not everybody is plotting to deceive, inveigle, and obfuscate.
I dwell on this density because not only does such writing obfuscate and distance us from what Rice wants to say, but it tends also to dehumanize the lives and sufferings and achievements of his subjects--African slaves and their descendants.
Of course, economic issues are not always the cause of an artist's work turning stale, but they can certainly confuse direction and obfuscate new paths to pursue.
This article did nothing to inform and plenty to obfuscate.
In fact, what he says of proponents of race matching may likewise apply to the many people in American higher education who obfuscate and dissemble when confronted with probing questions about the specific details of preferential admissions policies.
A DISTURBING PLAY ON WORDS Vocabulary may be used to illuminate, enhance, describe or even obfuscate.
By re-imagining Gone With the Wind through a slave's eyes, The Wind Done Gone would help strip away whatever sympathy for Rhett Butler's South still exists in some readers; it would make it that much more difficult to obfuscate the brutality of a society predicated upon slavery with phrases such as the "calm dignity life can have when it's lived by gentle folks" and "the genial grace of days that are gone.
Frankly, all this could be a brilliant strategy to obfuscate the obvious.
To treat the partnership transfer as having been made directly by the partners would be to deliberately obfuscate the distinction when no such action is called for.