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1. ebony

noun. ['ˈɛbəni'] a very dark black.

Synonyms

  • pitch black
  • blackness
  • soot black
  • black
  • jet black
  • coal black
  • inkiness

Antonyms

  • honorable
  • fortunate
  • legal
  • uncolored

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Rhymes with Ebony

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

How do you pronounce ebony?

Pronounce ebony as ˈɛbəni.

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Sentences with ebony


1. Noun, singular or mass
The color of ebony is also influenced by soil conditions and growth rate.

2. Verb, past tense
Hundreds of years ago, ebony wood was used by important people to ward off evil spirits.

3. Adjective
Drink glasses were even made from ebony wood to protect the user from being poisoned.

Quotes about ebony


1. Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.-
- Langston Hughes

2. ebony

noun. ['ˈɛbəni'] tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork.

Synonyms

  • Diospyros ebenum
  • ebony tree
  • tree
  • Diospyros

Antonyms

  • good
  • hopeful
  • unsarcastic
  • unangry

3. ebony

adjective. ['ˈɛbəni'] of a very dark black.

Synonyms

  • ebon
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • chromatic color
  • light
  • whiten

4. ebony

noun. ['ˈɛbəni'] hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys.

Synonyms

  • Diospyros ebenum
  • wood

Antonyms

  • overt
  • colorful
  • subjective
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