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Synonyms for blackened

darkened by smoke

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


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Many years ago, it had had it in its mind to slide down sideways; it had been propped up, however, and was leaning on some half-dozen gigantic crutches: which gymnasium for the neighbouring cats, weather-stained, smoke- blackened, and overgrown with weeds, appeared in these latter days to be no very sure reliance.
Arthur opened the long low window, and looked out upon the old blasted and blackened forest of chimneys, and the old red glare in the sky, which had seemed to him once upon a time but a nightly reflection of the fiery environment that was presented to his childish fancy in all directions, let it look where it would.
He leaned upon the sill of the long low window, and looking out upon the blackened forest of chimneys again, began to dream; for it had been the uniform tendency of this man's life--so much was wanting in it to think about, so much that might have been better directed and happier to speculate upon--to make him a dreamer, after all.
Ancient and withered, blackened by many years of the smoke of the devil-devil house, nevertheless the shrunken, mummy-like face was unmistakably Chinese.
Coal dust blackened clothes, With matching dirty caps, Hob-nail boots they wore, Not softies rubber daps.
It has also been suggested that Morris dancing was viewed as a profane, heathen practice by the Church, and so performers blackened their faces to avoid being identified by members of the clergy and accused of witchcraft.
The model features black inserts for the head-lamp, a revised front grille, new projector units, blackened wing mirrors and a black-roof, blackened fog-lamp inserts and 16-inch Skoda Comet alloy wheels.
When cool, scrape off the blackened skin of the chillies and roughly chop.
Blackened redfish is topped with corn maque choux, a lemon butter sauce, and jumbo lump crabmeat.
Ursula von Rydingsvard's Blackened Word, 2008, an enormous, rippling accumulation of cedar and graphite, brings to mind the ruins of Angkor Wat as they appear in the final scene of Wong Kar-wai's 2000 film, In the Mood for Love, which finds the heartbroken hero whispering something into a crack in a decaying wall, seeming almost to want to hide in it.
Regardless of what you may have heard, it is possible to turn out delicious blackened fish in your own kitchen without disconnecting the smoke alarm or causing the neighbors to dial 911.
Excellent with Roy's blackened ahi tuna and barbecued foods.
I see the blackened chewing gum, can almost smell the spit on the ground.
Exquisite, finely detailed antique wood interior paneling from Japan is both contrasted and enhanced by the more modernist mien of frosted glass and blackened steel.
The shattered hope of the people rests on her luminous wings, tainted with the same blackened soot that covers the streets and walkways.