darkness


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absence or deficiency of light

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an unilluminated area

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absence of moral or spiritual values

an unenlightened state

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having a dark or somber color

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a swarthy complexion

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There was no response, for a moment, in that deep darkness and that graveyard hush.
now plunged into profound darkness, amid the cold, like the Esquimaux of the north pole.
Again, the darkness prevents our seeing if they still float around us.
The sudden realization of my ignorance of their ways of thinking and doing came home to me very vividly in the darkness.
This startled me, but as the effect was only momentary, I took it that my eyes deceived me straining through the darkness.
Just then a heavy cloud passed across the face of the moon, so that we were again in darkness.
It is yet time--time to snatch this poor soul from everlasting darkness.
At the sight, and driven mad with fear of the gathering darkness, and of the unholy shadow which, as they believed, was swallowing the moon, the companies of girls broke up in wild confusion, and ran screeching for the gateways.
On the side streets of the vil- lage, in the darkness under the trees, they took hold of her hand and she thought that something unex- pressed in herself came forth and became a part of an unexpressed something in them.
The darkness, heightened by the density of the foliage, was profound; however, Joe, leaning over to Kennedy's ear and pointing down the tree, whispered:
Amid the general rumble, the groans and voices of the wounded were more distinctly heard than any other sound in the darkness of the night.
As darkness came on, the hunting-cries to right and left and rear drew closer--so close that more than once they sent surges of fear through the toiling dogs, throwing them into short-lived panics.
Steps were heard and shadows glided through the darkness.
The sun already was low, so that I did not have long to wait before the sudden darkness of Barsoom engulfed us.
We were clear from the carcase; sail had been made; the wind was freshening; the wild ocean darkness was intense.