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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 Beaver is a blackly humorous tale of a middle-aged man's emotional breakdown, which sensitively deals with themes of mental illness, suicide and self-belief, plumbing some very dark nooks of the human psyche.
THE trials of Mel Gibson, whose rants to an ex-girlfriend were caught on tape last year, seem like a curious case of life imitating art in this blackly humorous tale of a middle-aged man's emotional breakdown.
IT was sadly and blackly humorous to watch MPs wringing their hands and shedding tears for so-called moral and religious reasons in the debate on reducing the time limit for abortion, prior to trooping into the lobbies to vote for the reduction proposed.
The majesty of Bruges provides an unlikely backdrop for a blackly humorous tale of betrayal and redemption.
The majestic belfry towers and rosary stalls of Bruges provide the unlikely backdrop for a blackly humorous tale of betrayal and redemption.
Severance is a blackly humorous romp which doesn't quite live up to its billing as 'The Office meets Deliverance'.
Through the soldiers' eyes, the war unfolds as a series of poignant and sometimes blackly humorous episodes in boot camp and then in the scorching desert heat.
A blackly funny look at a nervous breakdown fuelled by drink and drugs.
This lavish murkiness was an acquired taste, but von Trier's borderline-pretentious imagery was juiced with a complex tonal weirdness, at once operatic, selfabsorbed, spiritual, and blackly ironic.
Well, I chose them because they're both plays about lust, the madness of lust, one comic and one blackly serious,'' he says.
The conclusion of each increasinglyoriginal slaying is marked by a title card that goes from the horrific to the blackly hilarious while the attention paid to Nils's inner life prevents him from becoming a faceless assassin.
The Ref RENAMED Hostile Hostages for its straight-to-rental release in the UK, this blackly comic yuletide tale tells of a misanthropic cat burglar forced into turning marriage counsellor one night after taking prisoner a warring couple-from-hell.
TONY BIANCHI: Blackly humoured Geordie who learnt Welsh well enough to make the Welsh language shortlist of the 2008 Wales Book of the Year award with Pryfeta.
This blackly vicious comedy about wouldbe suicide bombers in Britain is an unmissable movie of the last year.
LETTERS AFTER DUNKIRK JUNE 1940 Dear Wife, Don't cry for me tonight, I'm closer than you think I've made it home safe To you and my daughter I've made it home safe Across Dunkirk water Dear wife Don't cry for me tonight I'm closer than you think Dear Lady, We are sorry to say Your corporal went out With his mates yesterday Fish and chips and a pint In the middle of town Then a drunken sergeant mowed him down Dear lady We are sorry to say Your corporal died here yesterday ANN BLACKLY, Chester .