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Meaning of “blacken” - Learner’s Dictionary

blacken

verb
 
 
/ˈblækən/
DARK [I, T] to become black or to make something become black: Storm clouds blackened the sky.Black, white and grey
BAD [T] If you blacken someone's name, you say bad things about them.Damaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
(Definition of blacken from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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