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1. tenebrous

adjective. ['ˈtɛnəbrəs'] dark and gloomy.

Synonyms

  • tenebrious
  • tenebrific

Antonyms

  • day
  • cheerful
  • good-natured

Etymology

  • tenebrous (Anglo-Norman)
  • tenebrosus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tenebrous

  • ambidextrous
  • ambidextrous
  • boisterous
  • desirous
  • dextrous
  • disastrous
  • estrous
  • ferrous
  • fibrous
  • hydrous
  • idolatrous
  • ludicrous
  • lustrous
  • marous
  • monstrous
  • nitrous
  • nonferrous
  • polyandrous
  • porous
  • preposterous

Example sentences of the word tenebrous


1. Adjective
Ambiguous descriptions, such “an amorphous creature,” “hazy air,” “opaque waters,” “tenebrous valley” or “unintelligible sound” create a disturbingly unfamiliar atmosphere for the reader.

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