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Definition of darken:

  1. To cast a gloom upon.
  2. To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.
  3. To grow or darker.
  4. To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room.
  5. To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.
  6. To render dim; to deprive of vision.


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