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dark·en / ˈdärkən/ • v. 1. make or become dark or darker: [as adj.] (darkened) a darkened room. ∎  [tr.] fig. cast a shadow over something; spoil: the abuse darkened the rest of their lives. 2. make or become gloomy, angry, or unhappy: [intr.] his mood darkened. ∎  [intr.] (of someone's eyes or expression) show anger or another strong negative emotion: his face darkened. ∎  [tr.] (of such an emotion) show in (someone's eyes or expression): misery darkened her gaze. PHRASES: darken someone's door visit someone's home: never darken my door again!DERIVATIVES: dark·en·er n.

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