Part of speech: verb

To make or grow dark or darker.

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Usage examples "darken":

  1. No disappointments that cross her path, no scenes of adverse fortune that darken her sky, can wrench it from her grasp, obscure it from her vision, or tear assunder the silken cord that binds it to her heart. - "Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation", John Bovee Dods.
  2. There is something else to be done before I can again darken the doors of Travers and Treason,- if I should ever do so! - "Ayala's Angel", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Darken the moon- O Dreams! - "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.