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1. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • dark

Antonyms

  • white
  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Black Widow

  • snidow
  • prideaux
  • sydow

Example sentences of the word black-widow


1. Noun Phrase
Knowing the difference between the black widow and the brown widow is important.

2. Noun Phrase
Many people think that the brown and black widow are the only two widow spiders.

3. Noun Phrase
Brown widow spiders are of the same family as the black widow spider.

4. Noun Phrase
Treatment for both black widow and brown recluse spider bites is the same.

2. widow

noun. ['ˈwɪdoʊ'] a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried.

Synonyms

  • dowager
  • adult female
  • widow woman
  • war widow

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • widewe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] marked by anger or resentment or hostility.

Antonyms

  • chromatic

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin.

Synonyms

  • dark-skinned
  • African-American
  • colored
  • Afro-American
  • negro
  • non-white
  • negroid
  • dark

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • natural
  • impartial
  • blond

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. black

noun. ['ˈblæk'] the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white).

Synonyms

  • pitch black
  • jet black
  • ebony
  • soot black
  • achromatic color
  • blackness
  • coal black
  • inkiness
  • achromatic colour

Antonyms

  • white
  • inauspiciousness
  • unpropitiousness
  • felicitous

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.

Synonyms

  • evil
  • dark

Antonyms

  • color
  • inoffensive
  • glorious

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] offering little or no hope.

Synonyms

  • dim
  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • true
  • straight
  • reputable

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.

Synonyms

  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • calamitous
  • fateful

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful
  • black-and-white

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood.

Synonyms

  • blackened
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • enlightenment
  • enlightened
  • active
  • unconcealed

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] extremely dark.

Synonyms

  • dark
  • pitch-dark

Antonyms

  • day
  • cheerful
  • good-natured

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))
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