Turbid

Tur"bid

(tr"bd), a. [L. turbidus, from turba tumult, disturbance, akin to turbare to disturb. See Trouble, and cf. Disturb, Perturb.] 1. Not clear; having suspended matter that scatters light passing through; having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; -- used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine.
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On that strong, turbid water, a small boat,
Guided by one weak hand, was seen to float.
Whittier.
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2. Disturbed; confused; disordered. " Such turbid intervals that use to attend close prisoners." Howell.
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