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Meaning of DARKENING

Pronunciation:  d'├órkuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  changing to a darker color
  2. [adj]  becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over; "the darkening sky"
 

DARKENING is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: blackening, dark
 
 See Also: change of color, obfuscation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dark"en*ing\, n.
Twilight; gloaming. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wright.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blackening, blocking the light, burial, burying, clouding, concealedness, concealment, covering, covering up, covertness, deception, denigration, dimming, eclipsing, extinguishment, hiddenness, hiding, interment, invisibility, masking, melanization, mystification, nigrification, obfuscation, obnubilation, obscuration, obscurement, obumbration, occultation, occulting, overcast, overclouding, overshading, overshadowing, overshadowment, putting away, screening, secrecy, secretion, shading, shadowing, smirch, smirching, smudge, smudging, smut, smutch, smutching, subterfuge, uncommunicativeness
 

 

 

 

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