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dark

Definitions by Oxford


[dɑːk], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- with little or no light
(e.g: it's too dark to see much)

- (of a colour or object) not reflecting much light; approaching black in shade
(e.g: dark green)

- (of a period or situation) characterized by great unhappiness or unpleasantness
(e.g: the dark days of the war)

- hidden from knowledge; mysterious
(e.g: a dark secret)

- denoting a velarized form of the sound of the letter l as it sounds at the end of a word or before another consonant (as in full or bulk in most accents of English).


Phrases:
- a shot in the dark
- in the dark
- keep something dark
- the darkest hour is just before the dawn

Origin:
Old English deorc, of Germanic origin, probably distantly related to German tarnen ‘conceal’


[dɑːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the absence of light in a place
(e.g: Carolyn was sitting in the dark)

- a dark colour or shade, especially in a painting
(e.g: lights and darks are juxtaposed arbitrarily to create a sense of shallow relief)


Phrases:
- a shot in the dark
- in the dark
- keep something dark
- the darkest hour is just before the dawn

Origin:







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