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verb 
  1. To make black.
  2. To make dirty.
  3. To defame or sully.
Malice delights to the characters of prominent men. — Napoleon Bonaparte
  1. To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and quickly searing in a hot pan.
  2. (intransitive)To become black.
The sky blackened as the storm clouds rolled in.
Translations: 
  • French: noircir
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
  • Italian: sporcare
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, defame, sully)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, cook by coating with pepper and quickly searing)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, become black)
Etymology: (suffix, black, en, ss=3)


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