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darkle

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verb dar·kle \ˈdär-kəl\

Definition of darkle

dar·kleddar·kling play \-k(ə-)liŋ\

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to become clouded or gloomy b :  to grow dark

  3. 2 :  to become concealed in the dark



Origin of darkle

back-formation from darkling


First Known Use: 1800

Rhymes with darkle


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