as black/dark as pitch

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Definition of as black/dark as pitch

: extremely black/dark

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“As black/dark as pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20black%2Fdark%20as%20pitch. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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