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synonyms for inky

  • black
  • dark
  • jet
  • murky
  • pitch-black
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How to use inky in a sentence

Even when you remove the bright stars, the glowing dust and other nearby points of light from the inky, dark sky, a background glow remains.
THE UNIVERSE’S BACKGROUND STARLIGHT IS TWICE AS BRIGHT AS EXPECTEDLIZ KRUESIMARCH 22, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Deep below the ocean—3,000 feet beneath the surface, where sunlight cannot seep—the sea is smothered in a cold, inky darkness.
THIS ANGLERFISH HAS MASTERED A TRICK TO LIGHT UP THE DEPTHS OF THE PACIFIC OCEANLAUREN J. YOUNGJANUARY 27, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
GREAT VALUE“Di notte” means “of the night,” which leads to a dark, brooding label, and also a dark inky wine.
AT JUST $10, THIS ITALIAN RED BLEND IS YOUR IDEAL CHOCOLATE DESSERT PAIRINGDAVE MCINTYREOCTOBER 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The night skies here are extra inky, and to take advantage of them Under Canvas offers “Stargazer” tents with plexiglass windows in the ceiling.
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Below me, surrounding the cone, was an enormous inky expanse aptly named the Fantastic Lava Beds.
TEETERING ON THE EDGE OF VOLCANOESEMILY PENNINGTONMARCH 3, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The gloom of approaching night was deepened by the inky clouds that obscured the sky.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Upon the summit of the great keep a huge bonfire had sprung up, and the tall flames leaped toward the inky heavens.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Even as he looked at it, the torch went out, shutting him into inky blackness.
THE DARK DOORALAN EDWARD NOURSE
He tied an inky tablecloth to her shoulders to serve as a sweeping garment.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
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WORDS RELATED TO INKY

  • charcoal
  • coal-black
  • ebony
  • inklike
  • inky
  • jet
  • obsidian
  • onyx
  • pitch-black
  • raven
  • sable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.