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darken

verb [I] uk   /ˈdɑː.kən/ us    /ˈdɑːr-/
to become dark: The sky darkened as thick smoke billowed from the blazing oil well.
darkened
adjective uk   /-kənd/ us  
We crept slowly along the darkened (= without light) corridor.
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