darkled


darkled
v. grow dark or gloomy

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • darkle — kəl intransitive verb (darkled ; darkled ; darkling k(ə)liŋ ; darkles) Etymology: back formation from darkling (II) 1. : to lurk in the dark : lie concealed in or as if in the dark children playing tag darkled in the corners …   Useful english dictionary

  • darkle — intransitive verb (darkled; darkling) Etymology: back formation from darkling Date: 1800 1. a. to become clouded or gloomy b. to grow dark 2. to become concealed in the dark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • darkle — /dahr keuhl/, v.i., darkled, darkling. 1. to appear dark; show indistinctly. 2. to grow dark, gloomy, etc. [1790 1800; back formation from DARKLING, adv. taken as prp.] * * * …   Universalium

  • darkle — verb /ˈdɑːk(ə)l/ a) To be dark; to be visible only darkly. Thus to their hopeless eyes the night was shown, / And grimly darkled oer the faces pale [...]. b) To become dark; to show indistinctly …   Wiktionary

  • darkle — /ˈdakəl/ (say dahkuhl) verb (i) (darkled, darkling) 1. to appear dark; show indistinctly. 2. to grow dark, gloomy, etc. {backformation from darkling (adverb) taken as present participle} …   Australian English dictionary

  • darkle — [där′kəl] vi. darkled, darkling [< DARKLING] Literary 1. to appear dark or unclear 2. to grow dark and gloomy …   English World dictionary


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