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Overview of verb blacken

The verb blacken has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black

(make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened")

2. char, blacken, sear, scorch

(burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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