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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 vessel was slowly rising and now the anchor was beyond the blacks who faced me and several feet above their heads.
The black pirates of Barsoom, O Prince," said Thuvia.
Let the white man teach me to fly," he said, "and I will take you back close to the settlements of your people, but in return for this I shall keep the great bird," and he waved a black hand in the direction of the aeroplane.
With the automatic swiftness of a wild animal the black gathered himself to spring.
Now the giant pachyderm was but a few yards from the hidden death lurking in his path, and the blacks, certain of success, were screaming and dancing in his wake, waving their war spears and celebrating in advance the acquisition of the splendid ivory carried by their prey and the surfeit of elephant meat which would be theirs this night.
Sheeta's cruel fangs and tearing talons ripped and tore at the black hides.
The black, in defence, aimed a kick at Jerry, who, leaping in instead of away--another inheritance from Terrence--avoided the bare foot and printed a further red series of parallel lines on the dark leg.
The black veil, though it covers only our pastor's face, throws its influence over his whole person, and makes him ghostlike from head to foot.
U-Dor moved his Princess' Odwar three squares diagonally to the right, which placed the piece upon the Black Chief's Odwar's seventh.
The Claytons heeded Black Michael's instructions so well that they saw but little of the crew and knew nothing of the plans the men were making.
The creatures flopped first one way and then the other, showing black or white by turns; and now another joined them, appearing on another rock.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.
The man was greeted with shouts of welcome from his fellows, to whom he imparted all that he knew and guessed of the actions of their master, so that the entire safari was aware of matters before Baynes, who marched close to the head of the column, was reached and acquainted with the facts and the imaginings of the black boy whom Malbihn had deserted in the clearing the night before.
He did not know how long he had slept when a sudden sound awoke him, and opening his eyes he saw a black girl standing beside him.
The woman in black came forward and again besought the mourner.