from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Partial or total darkness; gloom.
- adj. Archaic Partially or totally dark; gloomy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Dark, murky
- n. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
- v. To make murky or be murky; to cloud or obscure, or to be clouded or obscured.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dark; murky.
- n. Darkness; mirk.
- n. The refuse of fruit, after the juice has been expressed; marc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dark; obscure; gloomy.
- n. Gloom; darkness.
- To darken.
- n. Refuse or husks of fruit after the juice has been expressed; marc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make dark, dim, or gloomy
- n. an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
Urbandictionary , which told them "the word 'murk' referred to physically beating someone so severely as to cause their death."
The spectator hit with the most murk is the next diver.
Beyond its dingy platforms, the metal track which contracts into the murk is the road to China, though that is, perhaps, the last place you would guess to be at the end of it.
But what emerges from the murk is a big picture of revolution on all fronts.
From somewhere in that murk came a woman's voice calling shrilly for help.
In the murk, we see nocrossing, no markings, no turnoff.
Lastly, I think its safe to say that you can never go "too dark" with these last two films because the setting needs to be a hellish, nightmarish nuclear holocaust where trigger happy machines lurk around ever corner ready to murk your ass if you're not careful, just like it was hinted at in the prologue of the Judgement Day.
He was afraid of the huge seas that rose out of the murk astern and bore down upon him, and he was more given to cowering away from their threatened impact than he was to meeting their blows with the wheel and checking the ship's rush to broach to.
And I send messages to the lonely albatrosses veering through the murk that I am a lover.
What she ultimately uncovers in the murk turns out to be something neither she nor readers could have possibly anticipated.