confuse; muddle; make needlessly complex
While delivering a speech, keep it simple and direct: too much detail will only obfuscate matters.
ob (over)#fuscare (to make dark) (Latin)
ob (ab---now) FUSCATE = fuss + create To deliberately create a fuss about an issue to make it hard to understand and hard to understand. obFUScate-- same as conFUSe ob (vieously)+fus (fuss). +CATE (CREATE). protest against the english movie created fuss in theater, as it was unclear to people that the movie will begin or not.