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Blur vs. Fade

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Blurverb

To make indistinct or hazy, to obscure or dim.

‘to blur a photograph by moving the camera while taking it’;

Fadeadjective

(archaic) Weak; insipid; tasteless.

Blurverb

To smear, stain or smudge.

‘to blur a manuscript by handling it while damp’;

Fadeadjective

(archaic) Strong; bold; doughty.

Blurverb

(intransitive) To become indistinct.

Fadenoun

(golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the right. See slice, hook, draw.

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Blurverb

To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.

Fadenoun

A haircut where the hair is short or shaved on the sides of the head and longer on top. See also high-top fade and low fade.

Blurverb

To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.

Fadenoun

(slang) A fight.

Blurverb

To transfer the input focus away from.

Fadenoun

A gradual decrease in the brightness of a shot or the volume of sound or music (as a means of cutting to a new scene or starting a new song).

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Blurnoun

A smear, smudge or blot

Fadenoun

(slang) The act of disappearing from a place so as not to be found; covert departure.

Blurnoun

Something that appears hazy or indistinct

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

Blurnoun

(obsolete) A moral stain or blot.

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.

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Bluradjective

In a state of doubt or confusion.

Fadeverb

(intransitive) To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.

‘The milkman's whistling faded into the distance.’;

Blurverb

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 favorWhich then he wore.’;

Fadeverb

(transitive) To cause to fade.

Blurverb

To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.

‘Her eyes are blurred with the lightning's glare.’;

Fadeverb

To bet against.

Blurverb

To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.

‘Sarcasms may eclipse thine own,But can not blur my lost renown.’;

Fadeadjective

Weak; insipid; tasteless; commonplace.

‘His masculine taste gave him a sense of something fade and ludicrous.’;

Blurnoun

That which obscures without effacing; a stain; a blot, as upon paper or other substance.

‘As for those who cleanse blurs with blotted fingers, they make it worse.’;

Fadeverb

To become fade; to grow weak; to lose strength; to decay; to perish gradually; to wither, as a plant.

‘The earth mourneth and fadeth away.’;

Blurnoun

A dim, confused appearance; indistinctness of vision; as, to see things with a blur; it was all blur.

Fadeverb

To lose freshness, color, or brightness; to become faint in hue or tint; hence, to be wanting in color.

Blurnoun

A moral stain or blot.

‘Lest she . . . will with her railing set a great blur on mine honesty and good name.’;

Fadeverb

To sink away; to disappear gradually; to grow dim; to vanish.

‘The stars shall fade away.’; ‘He makes a swanlike end,Fading in music.’;

Blurnoun

a hazy or indistinct representation;

‘it happened so fast it was just a blur’; ‘he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz’;

Fadeverb

To cause to wither; to deprive of freshness or vigor; to wear away.

‘No winter could his laurels fade.’;

Blurverb

become glassy; lose clear vision;

‘Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep’;

Fadenoun

a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer;

‘he took lessons to cure his slicing’;

Blurverb

to make less distinct or clear;

‘The haze blurs the hills’;

Fadenoun

gradually ceasing to be visible

Blurverb

make unclear, indistinct, or blurred;

‘Her remarks confused the debate’; ‘Their words obnubilate their intentions’;

Fadeverb

become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly;

‘The scene begins to fade’; ‘The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk’;

Blurverb

make a smudge on; soil by smudging

Fadeverb

lose freshness, vigor, or vitality;

‘Her bloom was fading’;

Blurverb

make dim or indistinct;

‘The drug blurs my vision’;

Fadeverb

disappear gradually;

‘The pain eventually passed off’;

Blurverb

become vague or indistinct;

‘The distinction between the two theories blurred’;

Fadeverb

become feeble;

‘The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon’;

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