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tenebrific

tenebrific

adjective ten·e·brif·ic \ˌte-nə-ˈbri-fik\

Definition of TENEBRIFIC

1
:  gloomy
2
:  causing gloom or darkness

Examples of TENEBRIFIC

  1. <a man unexpectedly emerged from the tenebrific shadows of the cave>
  2. <soldiers who had lived for months in the tenebrific trenches that stretched along the western front>

Origin of TENEBRIFIC

Latin tenebrae darkness
First Known Use: 1785

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