Thesaurus / darken

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You have lightened my mind of the cares which threatened to darken my closing days.

Mr. FortescueWilliam Westall

A dilute solution of bichromate of potash is frequently employed to darken oak, mahogany, and coloured woods.

Intarsia and MarquetryF. Hamilton Jackson

First Sybil went and hung a towel over the knob of the lock, so as to darken the key-hole of the door guarded by Purley.

Cruel As The GraveMrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth

Thus importance was attached to the most insignificant occurrences, and one action made to darken and discolor another.

No, my friend, it has long been gray, and I have simply neglected to darken it since my husband is as good as dead.

Plays--First SeriesAugust Strindberg

But Mrs. Fairbrother was resolved to go with her sons, and never again to darken her husband's doors.

The BondmanHall Caine

He was now clean and neat in dress, and the shadows of fear and guilt which had begun to darken his young face were chased away.

St. Winifred'sFrederic W. Farrar

The shadows of evening had begun to darken the room when Durade called for lights.

Colour the pistil and stamina pale pink: darken the end of the pistil to a deep crimson.

All these expressions tend to darken and confuse the mind, and hide from our view the divine idea of the assembly of God.

The Assembly of GodC. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh

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