transitive verb ob·ten·e·brate \äbˈtenəˌbrāt\

Definition of obtenebrate


  1. :  to darken by or as if by shadowing

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Origin and Etymology of obtenebrate

Late Latin obtenebratus, past participle of obtenebrare to darken, from Latin ob- to, toward, over + tenebrare to darken, from tenebrae darkness — more at ob-, temerity

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capable of being understood in two ways

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