Ob·fus·cate [ˌɒbfʌsˈkeɪt] — verb
- to make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand.
- to render indistinct or dim; darken: The fog obfuscated the shore.
Obfuscate derives from Latin obfuscre meaning to “darken”, from fuscus
“Sedulously eschew obfuscatory hyperverbosity and prolixity.” — Roedy Green.