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Synonyms for black

black out

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black something out: darken

in the black

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  • in credit
  • solid
  • solvent
  • in funds
  • debt-free
  • financially sound
  • without debt
  • unindebted

Synonyms for black

of the darkest achromatic visual value

having little or no light

covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities

black out: to suffer temporary lack of consciousness

black out: to keep from being published or transmitted

Synonyms for black

the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)

total absence of light

British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)

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popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)

(board games) the darker pieces

black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)

make or become black

being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness

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of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin

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marked by anger or resentment or hostility

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offering little or no hope

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stemming from evil characteristics or forces

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(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences

(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood

extremely dark

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harshly ironic or sinister

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(of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading

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distributed or sold illicitly

(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

(of coffee) without cream or sugar

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soiled with dirt or soot

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References in classic literature ?
Hooper came, the first thing that their eyes rested on was the same horrible black veil, which had added deeper gloom to the funeral, and could portend nothing but evil to the wedding.
The next day, the whole village of Milford talked of little else than Parson Hooper's black veil.
Now and again a black warrior would rush from a near by temple bearing a young woman in his arms.
U-Dor moved his Princess' Odwar three squares diagonally to the right, which placed the piece upon the Black Chief's Odwar's seventh.
Once seated within what he already considered his new possession, the black's courage began to wane and when the motor was started and the great propeller commenced to whir, he screamed to the Englishman to stop the thing and permit him to alight, but the aviator could neither hear nor understand the black above the noise of the propeller and exhaust.
The Claytons heeded Black Michael's instructions so well that they saw but little of the crew and knew nothing of the plans the men were making.
He threatened the wailer with his fist, and the black cowered down, glaring at him with sullen eyes.
The creatures flopped first one way and then the other, showing black or white by turns; and now another joined them, appearing on another rock.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.
They had much to learn of these black, hairless creatures that walked erect upon their hind paws--and they were learning it slowly, and always to their sorrow.
And toward the southwest the black boy led the Hon.
She was much amazed when she heard that all the wood was cut down, and saw the axe unbroken in his hand, and since she could not believe that he had done all this by himself, she questioned him narrowly if he had seen or spoken to the black girl.
The fellow was a magnificent specimen of manhood--a black counterpart in physique of the splendid white man whom he faced.
This god on the deck beside him was more like a black.
The woman in black came forward and again besought the mourner.