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Synonyms for blacken
ˈblæk ənblack·en

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blackenverb

    color, darken, dye, soil, stain

    blanch, bleach, make white, whiten, whitewash

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blacken

    bespatter, befoul, bedaub, defame, decry, calumniate, dishonor, asperse, traduce, vilify, slander, malign

    vindicate, clear, eulogize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, blackverb

    make or become black

    "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened"

    scorch, melanize, sear, nigrify, melanise, black, char

    white, whiten

  2. char, blacken, sear, scorchverb

    burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color

    "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"

    scorch, melanize, sear, singe, nigrify, parch, melanise, coal, black, char

    white, whiten

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blackenverb

    darken, make black

  2. blackenverb

    vilify, defame, slander, calumniate, asperse, traduce, malign, abuse, revile, rail at, sneer at, run down, speak ill of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blackenverb

    darken, denigrate, begrime, besmirch, tarnish, discolor, defame, malign

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blacken":

    demonise, denigrate

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    Caters News Agency -RRB- Searles, Caters News Agency -RRB- Searles, said.Yet as my skin started to blacken and die, I was on so much pain medication that I couldnt feel anything I just knew something was really badly wrong. My skin completely died and Ive been left in constant pain.

Translations for blacken

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  • очерням, почерням, цапам, почернявамBulgarian
  • nigrigiEsperanto
  • mustataFinnish
  • noircir, souiller, salirFrench
  • השחירHebrew
  • nigreskarIdo
  • annerire, sporcareItalian
  • zwartmakenDutch
  • enegrecer, conspurcarPortuguese
  • испачкать, почернеть, пачкать, очернять, марать, зачернить, чернеть, загрязнять, чернить, очернить, замарать, загрязнить, запачкать, измаратьRussian
  • svärta, svärta ner, svartnaSwedish

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