obscures; obscured; obscuring
1 : to make (something) difficult to understand or know : to make (something) obscure
The true history has been obscured by legends about what happened.
They accused the company of trying to obscure the fact that the product poses a health risk.
2 : to hide or cover (something) : to be in front of (something) so that it cannot be seen
Low clouds obscured the mountains. = The mountains were obscured by low clouds.
Her view of the game was obscured [=blocked] by a post.