Main Entry: ob·fus·cate
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -cat·ed; -cat·ing
Etymology: Late Latin obfuscatus, past participle of obfuscare, from Latin ob- in the way + fuscus dark brown -- more at OB-, DUSK
1 a : DARKEN b : to make obscure2 : CONFUSE
Examples of usage and food for thought:
1. How many examples of obfuscation can you identify in the media--in your life?
2. The villain of the play made it his mission to obfuscate the truth.