Definition of darken:
lower, adumbrate, mist, close in, overcast, despair, vitiate, give up on, sink, adumbrate, spoil, haze, deepen, dusk, blemish, fuzz, break, stain, touch, block out, cut out, lose/give up hope, blear, poison, mar, glower, extinguish, befog, becloud, bedim, shroud, black out, wobble, lose heart, say/wave/kiss goodbye to something, tarnish, gloom, overcloud, blur, light, dislimn.
- "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
- "Winds of the World", Talbot Mundy.
In the mornings the sun burnt down upon the city with a heat that scorched and consumed; but then clouds heavy and horrible would roll together from all quarters of the heavens, and early in the afternoon the air would darken, and a storm of thunder and lightning, and furious, hissing rain would fall upon the streets.- "The Great Return", Arthur Machen.