Word:

benight

be`night´   Pronunciation: bė`nīt´
v. t.1.To involve in darkness; to shroud with the shades of night; to obscure.
[imp. & p. p. Benighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Benighting.]
The clouds benight the sky.
- Garth.
2.To overtake with night or darkness, especially before the end of a day's journey or task.
Some virgin, sure, . . . benighted in these woods.
- Milton.
3.To involve in moral darkness, or ignorance; to debar from intellectual light.
Verb1.benight - overtake with darkness or night
2.benight - envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness; "The benighted peoples of this area"
3.benight - make difficult to perceive by sight; "The foliage of the huge tree obscures the view of the lake"
Synonyms: bedim, obscure
overcome, overpower, overtake, overwhelm, sweep over, whelm
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