darken


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  • verb

Synonyms for darken

make dark

Synonyms

become gloomy

Synonyms

  • become gloomy
  • blacken
  • become angry
  • look black
  • go crook
  • grow troubled

sadden

Synonyms

Synonyms for darken

to make dark or darker

Antonyms for darken

References in classic literature ?
In Courts and Palaces he also Reigns And in luxurious Cities, where the noyse Of riot ascends above thir loftiest Towrs, And injury and outrage: And when Night Darkens the Streets, then wander forth the Sons Of BELIAL, flown with insolence and wine.
We used the lunar basalt model because we wanted to start with something dark already and see if we could darken it further," said Peter Schultz, professor emeritus of geological sciences at Brown and a co-author of the new research.
Knights of the Lamppost There is a lamppost, shining bright, Giving off a brilliant light, Many a person, under to pass, Their essence, in its beam, to cast, Others under it, there to stand, Many a future romance planned Like a soldier straight, standing there, Many a secret tale could share, Its light to brighten many a darkened place, Shadows of time, nobody wanting to face, The moon also, shining down from high, When she is welcomed in the sky, But should a cloud darken her face, The streets, no longer a very safe place, The lampposts are knights, all in disguise, In their stance, all of one size, Such a chivalrous part to play, In all weathers they stand, their glory to be, Yet we, their presence may never see, So used to them, day and night, Their place in our world just so right.
4 years of age, their once light spots darken to become coal-black, a new study has found.
Zeiss PhotoFusion darken lenses are up to 20% faster than the company's existing photochromic lenses and fade back up to two times faster.
The DuraGrip 6100 series will not darken when exposed to ultraviolet light.
The final step in perfecting this master file is applying some dodging and burning to respectively lighten and darken specific areas of the print, enhancing its appearance.
Hobart Welders introduces its new XTV Series of lightweight, high performance auto-darkening welding helmets that darken in 1/12,000 of a second after arc start and feature an internally adjustable auto-darkening shade (#9-12), lens sensitivity, and delay controls.
For linking lax immigration to terrorism, Tancredo says he was told by administration powerbroker Karl Rove "never to darken the door of the White House again.
To this must be added, in different ecclesial contexts, certain abuses that contribute to darken correct faith and Catholic doctrine on this admirable Sacrament.
But one book has had the biggest impact on my life and that's William Maxwell's Time Will Darken It.
He has been backed by 41 branches, compared to just 12 nominating current chairman Andy Darken.
Here, indeed, the complexities of Gijon allow us to understand polarization that would darken decades to follow.
It can be used in both weld mode and grind mode and will darken when TIG welding even at 5 amps.
Working with chemists at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, UCF scientists already have the technology to make objects darken quickly enough to prevent blindness from a laser beam, maintains Eric Van Stryland, dean of the College of Optics and Photonics.