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Verb: darken  daa(r)-kun
  1. Become dark or darker
    "The sky darkened"
     
  2. Tarnish or stain
    "a scandal that darkened the family's good name"
     
  3. Make dark or darker
    "darken a room"

Derived forms: darkening, darkened, darkens

Type of: alter, change, defile, maculate, modify, stain, sully, tarnish

Antonym: brighten, lighten

Encyclopedia: Darken