blacken


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  • verb

Synonyms for blacken

Synonyms for blacken

Synonyms for blacken

make or become black

burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

References in classic literature ?
When the families gathered in-doors there, for the night, it was only a foolish fancy to feel as if it were a little hard in them to close the shutter and blacken the flame.
This happens in times when the West tries to blacken Macedonia regarding our attitude towards migrants in order to wash out the sin from their hands.
Then we blacken him which is when we cover him in black waste oil from our tractors, old milk, wheat ears to make it itchy and cover him in cow slurry.
The Ceann Comhairle said there were people trying to blacken his name and make him play piggy in the middle in a row over who should replace retired Kieran Coughlan.
344), the ancients were exploiting them to blacken hair and probably wool.
England's skies blacken as coal makes the industrial revolution possible.
The groups offered a reward of $2,201 to anyone who would blacken Rushdie's face.