Black synonyms and antonyms

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Black in color.
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To make dark or darker in colour.
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The definition of malignant is something evil or intending harm, a tumor that is spreading, or a disease that is invasive.
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Desolate is defined as someone or something which is unhappy or bleak.
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To make dirty; soil; smutch
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The definition of gloomy is dark, depressing or dim.
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To obscure or darken:
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Of the color of soot
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Serving to obscure or darken.
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(Botany) Of or relating to pitch.
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Full of pitch; smeared with pitch
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The definition of glum is being or looking gloomy or sad.
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Made of ebony.
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(Archaic) Made of jet, or like jet in color.
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To make dirty.
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Lacking light; dim; shadowy
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Malevolent is defined as someone or something that is harmful or evil.
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To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.
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To make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch.
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Dismal
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The definition of iniquitous is morally wrong or grossly unfair.
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Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
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Naughty in a playful way; mischievous
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(Heraldry) On the left side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the right side to the viewer.
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Alternative form of stygian: dark and gloomy, or infernal and hellish.
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Somewhat black
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Characteristic of Cimmeria; especially describing particularly dense darkness etc.
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Harmful to one's reputation; blameworthy:
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(Countable) The result or product of being black.
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To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
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Of the colour of a hyacinth.
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Lacking or having very little light:
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Soiled with smut
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To stain; sully:
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Designating color perceived to have zero saturation and therefore no hue, such as neutral grays, white, or black.
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Blackish
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Sinful; sinning
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Of or done in monochrome
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A resin derived from the sap of a cone-bearing tree, such as a pine.
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Having the bluish-grey/gray colour/color of slate.
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Swarthy.
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Dull or dark in color:
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Contrary to established moral principles.
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Free from foreign matter or pollution; unadulterated:
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Expecting the best in all possible ways.
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Appalling or dismaying
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The definition of raven is something that is shiny and black.
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Like ink in color; dark; black
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Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
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In a bad mood; irritable or cranky.
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(Intransitive) To become dirty or soiled.
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Giving offense; indecent.
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Having a menacing aspect:
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Causing or suggesting sadness or melancholy:
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Marked with spots
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Somber; dull
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Blackness or darkness, as of complexion.
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Stained, or covered with grime.
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Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
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Dismal; bleak.
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Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
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To cover with grime; make dirty; soil
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To make dirty; smudge
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To mar the cleanness or luster of; soil or stain.
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total absence of light
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Without stars
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(UK, slang) disgusting; gross
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The definition of swarthy is someone who has a dark complexion.
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Not harsh or severe:
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Characterized by intense ill will or spite
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Having a charred crust formed by coating with ground hot pepper and spices and frying quickly in a very hot skillet
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distributed or sold illicitly
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The definition of mordant is very sarcastic and painful wit or speech.
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Obscene or indecent:
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Filthy is defined as something or someone very dirty or obscene or corrupt.
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The definition of bad is something that is wrong in some way, something that is not working properly, or has negative qualities.
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Made of charcoal.
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Of Papua or its peoples, languages, or cultures
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Black as coal; jet-black:
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(Rare) To make black
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Depressed; miserable
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Evoking a feeling of hatred.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Filled with, prompted by, or showing spite; malicious.
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The definition of vicious is someone or something that is especially cruel, harsh or violent, especially when the unkindness is done intentionally.
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The definition of disastrous is something that is very harmful or damaging.
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(Poetic) Causing wreckage; ruinous.
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Conveying color, as opposed to shades of gray.
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To cover with or as with soil; stain; sully.
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(Computing) Causing a sudden end to the running of a program.
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Momentous, significant, setting or sealing ones fate.
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Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.
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Traded on the black market.
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Prohibited from being traded
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total absence of light
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Coarse, rough cloth
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The small, bitter, wild fruit of the blackthorn (Prunus spinosa); also, the tree itself.
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(Uncountable) The wood of the yew.
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Black or dark brown
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A person from Ethiopia or of Ethiopian descent.
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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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The state or condition of being lightless; absence of light.
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make or become black
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Not pure in a moral or religious sense
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The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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Containing or consisting in sin; contrary to the will of a god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses.
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Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful:
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Of the darkest achromatic visual value
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Characterized by or deserving shame or disgrace:
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Not giving, receiving, or deserving glory; shameful; disgraceful; dishonorable
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Tending to cause opprobrium.
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Faintly or unclearly perceived; indistinct:
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British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
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To convert into melanin, or to deposit melanin in.
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Not having a beam.
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Of, characteristic of, or having melanism or melanosis
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The branches or sprigs of the cypress, used as a symbol of mourning
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(Nonstandard, US, of a person) Black.
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(Entertainment, informal) Pornographic or profane.
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Characterized by anger or spite; malicious:
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In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
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Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
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A dye used to stain material for microscopic study
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Illegally produced, transported or sold; pirated
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A non-alcoholic cocktail traditionally made with ginger ale, grenadine syrup, and orange juice garnished with a maraschino cherry and slice of lemon. The ginger ale is commonly substituted with lemon-lime soft drink, and the orange juice is commonly left out.
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Inspiring or giving hope
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The condition of being inky
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a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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A dark-skinned person, especially one from northern Africa.
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a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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Full of coal
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popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
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(Informal) A kiss.
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a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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