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black (n):
black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
Samples
the widow wore black
black (n):
(board games) the darker pieces
black (n):
the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
Related Words: nessinkiness
black (n):
popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
black (n):
British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
black (n):
a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
Related Words: amoornegronegroid
black (n):
total absence of light
Samples
they fumbled around in total darkness.
in the black of night

Related Words: nesslightlessnesspitch ness
black (v):
make or become black
Samples
The smoke blackened the ceiling.
The ceiling blackened

Related Words: enmelanize
black (s):
soiled with dirt or soot
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with feet black from playing outdoors.
his shirt was black within an hour

Related Words: smutty
black (s):
marked by anger or resentment or hostility
Samples
black looks.
black words
black (a):
of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Samples
a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization
black (s):
extremely dark
Samples
a black moonless night.
through the pitch-black woods.
it was pitch-dark in the cellar

Related Words: pitch-
black (a):
being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light
Samples
black leather jackets.
as black as coal.
rich black soil
black (s):
(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood
Samples
a face black with fury
black (s):
(of coffee) without cream or sugar
black (s):
(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin
Samples
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.
it is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
a fateful error

Related Words: calamitousdisastrous
black (s):
stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable
Samples
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

Related Word: dark
black (s):
(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
Samples
Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands.
an ignominious retreat.
inglorious defeat.
an opprobrious monument to human greed.
a shameful display of cowardice

Related Words: disgracefulignominiousopprobriousshameful
black (s):
offering little or no hope
Samples
the future looked black.
prospects were bleak.
Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult.
took a dim view of things

Related Word: bleak
black (s):
distributed or sold illicitly
Samples
the black economy pays no taxes
Related Word: contraband
black (s):
harshly ironic or sinister
Samples
black humor.
a grim joke.
grim laughter.
fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

Related Word: grim
black (s):
(of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading
Samples
black propaganda
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Cleanliness is next to godliness

Temizlik imandan gelir
It is very important to keep yourself clean.


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