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1. benight

verb. ['biːˈnaɪt'] make darker and difficult to perceive by sight.

Synonyms

  • bedim

Antonyms

  • succumb
  • recede

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Benight

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

2. benight

verb. ['biːˈnaɪt'] envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness.

Synonyms

  • enclose
  • envelop
  • enwrap
  • wrap

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • unwrap

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. benight

verb. ['biːˈnaɪt'] overtake with darkness or night.

Synonyms

  • overcome
  • overtake
  • whelm
  • overwhelm
  • overpower

Antonyms

  • stay
  • lighten
  • lighten up
  • alter

Etymology

  • be- (English)
  • be- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • night (English)
  • night (Middle English (1100-1500))
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