What is the opposite of light?

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Noun
Opposite for that which makes things visible
“The light was extinguished and all that remained was darkness.”
Noun
Opposite for the time of day illuminated by the sun
“We stopped our hike and set up camp as dusk approached.”
Noun
Opposite for mental enlightenment of a problem or mystery
“The case would remain unsolved with every witness seeming to display nothing but ignorance of the facts.”
Noun
Opposite for a notable person within a specific field
“Struggling to make any impact, he remained a relative unknown in his industry.”
Noun
Opposite for something used to produce a flame or spark
“Put the fire out with the extinguisher!”
Verb
Opposite for to ignite
“Arthur Morgan would extinguish the fire and tear down his campsite after he was fully rested.”
Verb
Opposite for to illuminate
“Nathan Drake would deliberately snuff out the torches to darken the cavern so he could remain inconspicuous.”
Verb
Opposite for to come to rest after a descent from above
“The aircraft would take off from the runway to begin its long journey.”
Verb
Opposite for to descend from something, typically a vehicle
“We will need to board the next train.”
Adjective
Opposite for having a considerable or sufficient amount of light
“Dusk approaches, the sun sets, and the day is dark again.”
Adjective
Opposite for pale in color
“Adding some dark colors should add some mystique to this room.”
Adjective
(of hair or skin tone) Opposite for pale in color
“Her dark hair worked in harmony with her Mediterranean features.”
Adjective
Opposite for unsubstantial in weight
“I always end up traveling with a heavy suitcase because I have so many things to bring with me.”
Adjective
Opposite for unsubstantial in quantity or frequency
“Earnings for the company this month have been pleasingly abundant in comparison to previous periods.”
Adjective
Opposite for not strongly or heavily built or made
“Our new thick curtains will provide us with the privacy we need.”
Adjective
Opposite for physically nimble and quick
“He was tall and powerful but, unfortunately, rather clumsy.”
Adjective
(of food or a meal) Opposite for small in quantity and easy to digest
“I am planning on having a heavy dinner this evening as I am rather ravenous.”
Adjective
Opposite for undemanding and easily executed
“Greg subjected himself to some hard training as he was determined to improve his fitness and skills.”
Adjective
(of entertainment) Opposite for not profound or serious
“We watched a serious documentary about the impacts of climate change on the environment.”
Adjective
Opposite for cheerful in disposition
“With a solemn heart, the boy said goodbye to his dear father.”
Adjective
Opposite for having little value or significance
“The choice of a successor to the throne was a significant matter.”
Adjective
Opposite for in a gentle or delicate manner
“She was jolted by an aggressive knock on her front door as she was watching her favorite soap opera.”
Adjective
(of a punishment) Opposite for lenient in nature
“He received a harsh sentence for his crime as he was a repeat offender.”
Adjective
Opposite for dizzy or feeling faint
“I was feeling dizzy before, but after some rest, I feel balanced again.”
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