tenebrific

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

Definition of tenebrific

  1. 1 :  gloomy

  2. 2 :  causing gloom or darkness

Examples of tenebrific in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of tenebrific

Latin tenebrae darkness


First Known Use: 1785



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