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black
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
1. Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
2. In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.
5. To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
7. Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
Part of Speech: noun
1. That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.
2. A black pigment or dye.
3. A black garment or dress; as, she wears black
4. Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.
6. A stain; a spot; a smooch.
7. A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
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