Examples of blacken in a Sentence
Fire had blackened the field.
The sky blackened as the storm approached.
Their false accusations failed to blacken my reputation.
a presidency blackened by scandal
Recent Examples of blacken from the Web
While the eggs are chilling, place the bell peppers over an open flame (either a grill or gas stove top) and cook until all of the skin is blackened.
The jihadi is blackened and bloated from days in the scorching sun.
But the others can certainly resist the attitude that blackens the whole conscious sky with war.
The American offerings were blackened catfish and collard greens.
Officials said the two blazes blackened about 40,000 hectares (99,000 acres) of woodland.
Or maybe Blackened Shrimp Tacos or Sicilian flatbread.
The last blaze to hit the peaks was in October 1967, when the Woodson fire blackened all of what is now northern Poway.
Start with the famous patatas bravas, a mini order of the squid-ink-blackened toasted noodles called rossejat and a gin and tonic from bartender Angel Teta.
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First Known Use of blacken
BLACKEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blacken for English Language Learners
: to make something dark or black or to become dark or black
: to hurt the reputation of (someone or something)
BLACKEN Defined for Kids
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