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v. dark·ened, dark·en·ing, dark·ens
a. To make dark or darker.
b. To give a darker hue to.
2. To fill with sadness; make gloomy.
3. To render vague or uncertain; obscure: The sudden drop in stock prices darkened the future for investors.
4. To tarnish or stain: a scandal that darkened the family's good name.
To become dark or darker.
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(of a building or room) having no lights on inside
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|Adj.||1.||darkened - (of fabrics and paper) grown dark in color over time; "the darkened margins of the paper"|
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
|2.||darkened - become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"|
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
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darkened[ˈdɑːrkənd] adj [house, room] → plongé(e) dans l'obscuritédark glasses npl → lunettes fpl noiresdark-haired [ˌdɑːrkˈhɛərd] adj → aux cheveux brunsdark horse n
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