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Make or become black or dark, especially as a result of burning, decay, or bruising
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“England's skies blacken as coal makes the industrial revolution possible.”
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To make untrue and harmful statements about
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“This is an administration so wedded to spin and manipulation that it is seeking to blacken a decent man's reputation even as his body lies unburied.”
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To make dark, dim, or indistinct
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“He watched the blackening clouds move in.”
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To grow dark
“The auditorium blackened suddenly, and a spotlighted performer appeared alone on stage.”
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Make or become angry, unhappy, or gloomy
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To burn slightly
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Break blood vessel; discolor
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To make dark, dim, or indistinct
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To lower in quality, character, or value
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To give color to
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