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blacken

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1 to make dirty

  • blackened the towels with their dirty hands
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2 to make untrue and harmful statements about

  • the politician maliciously blackened his opponentʼs reputation
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3 to make dark, dim, or indistinct

  • thick smoke from the forest fires blackened the sky for many miles
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4 to grow dark

  • the auditorium blackened suddenly, and a spotlighted performer appeared alone on stage
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dim, fade, wane

gloom, lower (also lour)

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