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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Turbid \Tur"bid\ (t[^u]r"b[i^]d), a. [L. turbidus, from turba
tumult, disturbance, akin to turbare to disturb. See
Trouble, and cf. Disturb, Perturb.]
1. Not clear; having suspended matter that scatters light
passing through; having the lees or sediment disturbed;
roiled; muddy; thick; -- used of liquids of any kind; as,
turbid water; turbid wine.
On that strong, turbid water, a small boat,
Guided by one weak hand, was seen to float.
2. Disturbed; confused; disordered. " Such turbid intervals
that use to attend close prisoners." --Howell.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid";
"muddy coffee"; "murky waters" [syn: cloudy, muddy,
mirky, murky, turbid]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
61 Moby Thesaurus words for "turbid":
adiaphanous, amiss, askew, awry, cloudy, cockeyed, convulsed, dark,
deranged, dirty, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed,
disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized,
disturbed, grumly, haywire, impervious to light, in disorder,
intransparent, miry, misplaced, mucky, muddy, obscure,
on the fritz, oozy, opaque, out of gear, out of joint,
out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order, out of place,
out of tune, out of whack, perturbed, plashy, roiled, roily,
shuffled, slabby, slobby, sloppy, sloshy, sloughy, sludgy, slushy,
soft, splashy, sposhy, squashy, squelchy, squishy, turbulent,
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