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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

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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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The iconic Revisionist leader said: "The blackest of all characteristics is the tradition of the cheapness of Jewish blood, on the shedding of which there is no prohibition and for which you do not pay.
To help you get started collecting superhero crossover events in your library, I have reviewed two popular recent storylines, Siege and Blackest Night, highlighting the most important and best volumes in each and offering you an entry point into these larger-than-life stories.
The formula is available in five shades: black, blackest black, black brown, waterproof black and waterproof blackest black.
The twin guitar axis of Josh Middleton and Alex Bailey is as tight as any on the scene today and was no better illustrated than during the flawless The Blackest Skyline and Teras.
Claudia Winkleman paints on her blackest eyeliner and squeezes into her new maternity dress (yes, she's expecting her third child) to host, and is joined each week by celeb guests to discuss their passions.
Cllr Jane Corbett, Liverpool's cabinet member for education said: "This is one of the blackest days for education in Liverpool and I am so angry and disappointed for our children.
Or so I say to myself last thing at night/when it is dark, as the blackest dog despair/can find, sheds her silky hair//pretty well everywhere.
Coproduced and arranged by guitarist Mario Adnet (known for his prior role as coproducer of the acclaimed Moacir Santos collection titled Ouro Negro) and pianist Philippe Baden Powell (prodigal son of the abovementioned mulatto legend of Rio's bossa movement), the CD Afrosambajazz * offers new arrangements of Baden Powell's beautiful songbook, including various melodic tributes to the Afro-Brazilian orixas coauthored by the prodigious Vinicius de Moraes (1913-1980), a son of Xango who jokingly referred to himself as "the blackest white man in Brazil.
The stories are similar, yet each brings a new perspective on one of the blackest marks in human history.
They chose Nicolson's memoir from a shortlist which also included: The Legend of Colton H Bryant by Alexandra Fuller; Selected Poems by Ian McDonald; and The Blackest Streets: The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum by Sarah Wise.
What a dreadful end for what has become the blackest of black horses.
The blackest part of my eyes in front of them, a sun that never sets
Eugene Ionescu's blackest of black comedies presents us with a surreal take on Shakespeare's Macbeth in an energetic RSC production.
More reading: ``Football's Blackest Hole: A Fan's Perspective,'' by Craig Parker (North Atlantic Books) written in 2003.