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benight

(bɪˈnaɪt)
vb (tr)
to shroud in physical, moral, or intellectual darknessto dazzle or deprive sight of
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.benight - overtake with darkness or nightbenight - overtake with darkness or night  
overwhelm, sweep over, whelm, overpower, overtake, overcome - overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
2.benight - envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darknessbenight - envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness; "The benighted peoples of this area"
enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap - enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
3.benight - make darker and difficult to perceive by sightbenight - make darker and difficult to perceive by sight
darken - make dark or darker; "darken a room"
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