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dark·en

darken

 
 
pronunciation:
dar kn
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: darkens, darkening, darkened
definition 1: to cause to be dark or darker.
Clouds darkened the summer sky.
antonyms:
illuminate, light, lighten
similar words:
blacken, cloud
definition 2: to become dark.
The room darkened when the sun went behind a cloud.Her face darkened with disappointment.
antonyms:
bleach, illuminate, light, lighten
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derivation: darkener (n.)
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