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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Causing gloom or darkness.

Usage examples (7)
  • "Now" (says the sympathetic Other Half-Rome), "begins the tenebrific passage of the tale."
  • They shine like suns, these two, amid multitudes of watery comets and tenebrific constellations, too sorrowful without such admixture on occasion!
  • We may again observe the correspondence between the change of dialect and change of tone in stanzas nine and ten, the increase of artificiality coming with his literary English...
  • One Didymus is, moreover, related to have written six thousand books on the single subject of grammar, a topic rendered only more tenebrific by the labors of his... for more
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