Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DARKEST

I am starting on a hunt in darkest Deanery for my cuff links.

After his explanation Hank withdrew to the darkest corner of the room and was silent.

On he went, until he came to the darkest place in the woods.

Yet he never, in the darkest hour, faltered or hesitated for a moment.

In an instant they fled into the darkest corner of the cavern.

The sixth and seventh centuries were the darkest in the history of Europe.

It was Koenig, the organist, and John Storm shuddered in the darkest corner of his soul.

Seating myself in the darkest corner of the cabin, I waited and watched.

In 1856 New Orleans was in the midst of the darkest ten years of her history.

The first is that he should always select the darkest color from the pile.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from dark (adj.). Figurative in the dark "ignorant" first recorded 1670s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.