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1. darken

verb. ['ˈdɑːrkən'] become dark or darker.

Synonyms

  • dusk
  • cloud over
  • cloud up
  • change
  • overcloud
  • blacken out

Antonyms

  • lighten
  • absence
  • colorlessness
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • derkenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Darken

  • marken
  • markan
  • marcon
  • harken
  • barkan

Example sentences of the word darken


1. Verb, base form
Are you tired of stretch marks that seem to grow and darken?

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Erase unnecessary lines and marks and darken those you want until your drawing is clean and clear.

Quotes containing the word darken


1. Storm [10w] Clouds darken to X-rays revealingthe tumorous thunder resounding within.
- Beryl Dov

2. darken

verb. ['ˈdɑːrkən'] make dark or darker.

Synonyms

  • cloud
  • shade off
  • shadow
  • shade
  • alter
  • bedim
  • dim
  • modify
  • blind
  • murk
  • change
  • embrown
  • overcast
  • dun

Antonyms

  • brighten
  • show
  • reality
  • precede

Etymology

  • derkenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. darken

verb. ['ˈdɑːrkən'] tarnish or stain.

Synonyms

  • maculate
  • sully
  • stain
  • defile

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

Etymology

  • derkenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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