Definition of 'blacken'
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Still, he said to himself, I won't talk about this to others, I won't blacken her name without proof. DARE CALL IT TREASON (2001)Both of his eyes were beginning to blacken, and blood streamed from his nose and the corner of his mouth. TREASON KEEP (2001)She couldn't have resisted telling him anything she found to blacken my name with,' Kevin protested. DEAD BEAT (2001)
The deadly smog would excoriate their nostrils and claw at their lungs and blacken their blood. (2001)
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Translations for 'blacken'
British English: blacken VERB
To blacken something means to make it black or very dark in colour. Something that blackens becomes black or very dark in colour.
Plumes of smoke blackened the sky.
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