Drear vs Murky - What's the difference?
As an adjective drear
is (poetic) dreary.
As a noun drear
is (obsolete) gloom; sadness.
As a proper noun murky is
), a locale in poland.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* 1794, , lines 1-2
* 1874 ,
- Earth raised up her head
From the darkness dread and drear ,
* 1922 , , XXVIII, lines 1-2
- I spoke, perplexed by something in the signs
Of desolation I had seen and heard
In this drear pilgrimage to ruined shrines:
- Now dreary dawns the eastern light,
And fall of eve is drear ,
(obsolete) Gloom; sadness.
*1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.2:
*:She thankt him deare / Both for that newes he did to her impart, / And for the courteous care which he did beare / Both to her love and to her selfe in that sad dreare .
Hard to see through, as a fog or mist.
Gloomy, dark, dim.
Obscure, indistinct, cloudy.