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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blurred
adj
  1. indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
    Synonym(s): bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, muzzy
  2. unclear in form or expression; "the blurred aims of the group"; "sometimes one understood clearly and sometimes the meaning was clouded"- H.G.Wells
    Synonym(s): blurred, clouded
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Blur \Blur\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurred}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Blurring}.] [Prob. of same origin as blear. See {Blear}.]
      1. To render obscure by making the form or outline of
            confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make
            indistinct and confused; as, to blur manuscript by
            handling it while damp; to blur the impression of a
            woodcut by an excess of ink.
  
                     But time hath nothing blurred those lines of favor
                     Which then he wore.                           --Shak.
  
      2. To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
  
                     Her eyes are blurred with the lightning's glare.
                                                                              --J. R. Drake.
  
      3. To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
  
                     Sarcasms may eclipse thine own, But can not blur my
                     lost renown.                                       --Hudibras.
  
      Syn: To spot; blot; disfigure; stain; sully.
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