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To make or grow dark, dim, or indistinct
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“Soon, war clouds would blacken the horizon.”
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To make dirty or sooty
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“Over time, the soot would blacken the light orange-red brick of old masonry masterpieces.”
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To damage the reputation of, especially with libelous statements
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“The administration is so wedded to spin and manipulation that it is seeking to blacken a decent man's reputation.”
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Make or become angry, unhappy, or gloomy
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To burn slightly
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To decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Break blood vessel
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To lose or cause to lose luster, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture
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To give color to
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