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What is another word for darkening?

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Adjective
Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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“The attorneys were confident after the initial House contempt ruling that they would win on appeal, despite the darkening ambiance. ”
Adjective
Of, or relating to, the period towards the end of the day
Verb
Present participle for to make or become dark
“Ashen remains darken the walls just above the sconces.”
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Present participle for to make or become blur, dim or indistinct (through darkness)
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“The tonnes of fine dust thrown up into the upper atmosphere would darken the skies for months.”
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Present participle for to make or become angry, unhappy, or gloomy
“Funerals would always serve to darken my mood and make me miserable no matter what relation I was to the deceased.”
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Present participle for to have a forbidding or gloomy expression or look
“However, every time he finished reading a letter, his expression would darken.”
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Present participle for to tarnish with something undesirable
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“The scandal would forever darken his once sterling reputation.”
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Present participle for to change or lose color
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Present participle for to make dirty or sooty
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Present participle for to become dark or dim, typically of a source of light
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Present participle for to become, or to make, less bright, especially of a light source
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Present participle for to cause or bring gloom, especially to something meant to be enjoyable
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Present participle for to darken or color with lines or a block of color
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Present participle for to make emotionally sad or depressed
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Present participle for to become or make more intense
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Present participle for to lose or cause to lose luster, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture
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Present participle for to print or write in a boldfaced font
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Present participle for to make something more complex
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Present participle for to give color to
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