endarken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

En- (an intensifying prefix) + darken (to render dark); modelled on enlighten.[1]

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endarken (third-person singular simple present endarkens, present participle endarkening, simple past and past participle endarkened)

  1. (rare, chiefly literary) To render dark or darker.
    • John Strype
      Suffer not Satan to endarken your consciences; let brawlings cease, and let unity be seen.
  2. (chiefly literary) To obscure, to obfuscate; to confound.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary (2007).

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