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Synonyms for pitch-dark

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, pitch-black, pitch-dark(adj)

    extremely dark

    "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"

    Synonyms:
    black-market, shameful, dim, fatal, inglorious, grim, calamitous, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    Antonyms:
    light

Wiktionary

  1. pitch-dark(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dark as night, coal-black, jet-black, pitch-black

  2. pitch-dark(adjective)

    Absolutely dark or black; as dark as pitch.

    The assassin crept into the royal bedchamber only after it was pitch-dark.

    Synonyms:
    jet-black, pitch-black, coal-black, dark as night

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How to use pitch-dark in a sentence?

  1. Janelle Eli:

    When we spotted flimsy rafts and boats with our searchlight in the pitch dark, my heart always skipped a beat, she said. We could see through binoculars that rubber rafts were bowing under the weight of so many people. Hundreds of eyes looking back at us — stunned and panicked, but hopeful they’d be rescued. [D]rowning isn’t the only cause of death.

  2. David Patton:

    Lighting is down. No light in the cells. All locked down since Thursday night. That's going on for at least 36 hours. When the sun goes down it's pitch dark. Inmates who have medical conditions can't read the instructions on the medications.

  3. Gourav Rajput:

    It was pitch dark. He didn't see that crater.

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Translations for pitch-dark

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  • الملعب الظلامArabic
  • stockdunkel, stockfinsterGerman
  • säkkipimeä, pilkkopimeäFinnish
  • noir comme dans un fourFrench
  • बिलकुल अंधेराHindi
  • 真っ暗Japanese
  • беспросветный, чёрный как смоль, непроглядныйRussian

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