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'black'

Overview of noun black
1. black, blackness, inkiness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white))

2. total darkness, lightlessness, blackness, pitch blackness, black -- (total absence of light; "they fumbled around in total darkness"; "in the black of night")

3. Black, Joseph Black -- (British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799))

4. Black, Shirley Temple Black, Shirley Temple -- (popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928))

5. Black, Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid -- (a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa))

6. black -- ((board games) the darker pieces)

7. black -- (black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning); "the widow wore black")


Overview of verb black

from tagged texts)

1. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black -- (make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened")


Overview of adj black
1. black -- (being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light; "black leather jackets"; "as black as coal"; "rich black soil")

2. black -- (of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.)

3. black -- (marked by anger or resentment or hostility; "black looks"; "black words")

4. black, bleak, dim -- (offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things")

5. black, dark, sinister -- (stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable; "black deeds"; "a black lie"; "his black heart has concocted yet another black deed"; "Darth Vader of the dark side"; "a dark purpose"; "dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility"; "the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him"-Thomas Hardy)

6. black, calamitous, disastrous, fatal, fateful -- ((of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin; "the stock market crashed on Black Friday"; "a calamitous defeat"; "the battle was a disastrous end to a disastrous campaign"; "such doctrines, if true, would be absolutely fatal to my theory"- Charles Darwin; "it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it"- Douglas MacArthur; "a fateful error")

7. black, blackened -- ((of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood; "a face black with fury")

8. black, pitch-black, pitch-dark -- (extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar")

9. black, grim, mordant -- (harshly ironic or sinister; "black humor"; "a grim joke"; "grim laughter"; "fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit")

10. black -- ((of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading; "black propaganda")

11. bootleg, black, black-market, contraband, smuggled -- (distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes")

12. black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful -- ((used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice")

13. black -- ((of coffee) without cream or sugar)

14. black, smutty -- (soiled with dirt or soot; "with feet black from playing outdoors"; "his shirt was black within an hour")



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