murk
Pronunciation Adjective

murk (comparative murker, superlative murkest)

  1. Dark, murky
    • J. R. Drake
      He cannot see through the mantle murk.
Noun

murk (uncountable)

  1. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
    Synonyms: gloom
Translations
  • Russian: тьма
Verb

murk (murks, present participle murking; past and past participle murked)

  1. To make murky or be murky; to cloud or obscure, or to be clouded or obscured.
    • 1918: Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons [https://web.archive.org/web/20140811201712/http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=%2Ftexts%2Fenglish%2Fmodeng%2Fpublicsearch%2Fmodengpub.o2w]
      Dawn had been murking through the smoky windows, growing stronger for half an hour...
Translations
  • Russian: затмевать
Verb

murk (murks, present participle murking; past and past participle murked)

  1. (AAVE, MLE) To murder or seriously injure.
    • 1991, Camp Lo, Coolie High
      cause we be murkin from the boogie
      And shittin on the crowds
      'cause they jive fakin woody.
    • 2010, Dana Dane, Numbers (page 232)
      That's why he was able to catch Crush out there sleeping and why he murked him before he could ask him any questions.
    • 2011, Treasure Hernandez, Baltimore Chronicles (volume 2)
      He clowned Sticks, and Sticks murked him for no reason. And I don't know for sure, but I think he murked Trail.



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