Meaning of obscurely in English:


Pronunciation /əbˈskjʊəli/

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‘Hackers are the new proletariat, whose creations are being confiscated by what Wark rather obscurely calls the ‘vectoralist’ ruling class.’
  • ‘Outside these specialised terms for slaves, there are some usages in the colonial newspapers which parallel those of the English press, but perhaps rather more obscurely.’
  • ‘Most obviously and outright in ornament and architecture, fairly clearly in sculpture, rather more obscurely and indirectly in painting, the Renaissance is marked by a return to classical form, and displaces Gothic.’
  • ‘A narrow, circuitous route, it starts outside the city wall by Golgotha and then traipses past the Arab souvenir shops, with the stations of the cross marked obscurely on the wall, competing with adverts for barbers and pirated videos.’
  • ‘When asked about her views on the matter she pointed out somewhat obscurely, ‘Lucy bit me in second class y'know.’’