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1. Serving to obscure or darken.
2. Gloomy; dark.
[Latin tenebrae, darkness + -fic.]
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ten•e•brif•ic(ˌtɛn əˈbrɪf ɪk)
[1640–50; < Latin tenebr(ae) darkness + -i- + -fic]
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|Adj.||1.||tenebrific - dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"|
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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