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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
Samples
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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Rats desert a sinking ship

Batan gemiyi önce fareler terkeder.
When there were wooden ships in common use, there would always be rats on board. If the ship were to sink the rats would jump off and swim away because they knew the ship was sinking and that they needed to swim to safety/shelter.


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