befog

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈfɒɡ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bi fog, -fôg)

Inflections of 'befog' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
befogs
v 3rd person singular
befogging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
befogged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
befogged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•fog  (bi fog, -fôg),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -fogged, -fog•ging. 
  1. to envelop in fog or obscurity;
    becloud:Low-hanging clouds befogged the city.
  2. to render unclear;
    confuse by irrelevancies or distractions:Petty differences befogged the legislators' task.
  • be- + fog1 1595–1605
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . confound, blur, muddle, obfuscate.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
befog /bɪˈfɒɡ/ vb ( -fogs, -fogging, -fogged)(transitive)
  1. to surround with fog
  2. to make confused, vague, or less clear
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