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Blacken

Black´en
v. t.1.To make or render black.
[imp. & p. p. Blackened ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blackening.]
While the long funerals blacken all the way.
- Pope.
2.To make dark; to darken; to cloud.
3.To defame; to sully, as reputation; to make infamous; as, vice blackens the character.
v. i.1.To grow black or dark.
Verb1.blacken - make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"
Antonyms:
white, whiten - turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
2.blacken - burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"
Synonyms: char, scorch
abuse, asperse, attaint, bark at, becloud, bedarken, bedaub, bedim, begloom, berate, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bespatter, bestain, betongue, black out, blackwash, block the light, blot, blot out, blotch, blow upon, blur, brand, brown, call names, cast a shadow, cast aspersions on, censure, charcoal, cloud, cloud over, cork, darken over, daub, defame, denigrate, dim out, dinge, dirty, disapprove, discolor, disparage, eclipse, encloud, encompass with shadow, engage in personalities, execrate, expose, expose to infamy, fulminate against, gibbet, gloom, hang in effigy, heap dirt upon, jaw, load with reproaches, malign, mark, melanize, muckrake, murk, nigrify, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, obumbrate, occult, occultate, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, pillory, rag, rail at, rate, rave against, reprimand, revile, scorch, sear, shade, shadow, singe, slander, slubber, slur, smear, smirch, smoke, smouch, smut, smutch, soil, somber, soot, spot, stain, stigmatize, taint, throw mud at, thunder against, tongue-lash, traduce, vilify, vituperate, yell at, yelp at
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