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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Overmist, v. [Over adv. 4; Mist v. b.] tr. To overcloud, befog. fig. — 1637 Rutherford Lett. (1891) 372.
This is our exercise daily, that guiltiness shall overmist and darken assurance

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