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dark

(Devoid of light), adjective absent of light, bereft of light, black, darkened, darkish, dim, drab, poorly lit, shaded, somber, sunless, unlighted, without light

dark

(Dismal), adjective cheerless, clouded, dejected, depressed, dim, disconsolate, doleful, dolorous, grim, melancholy, sad, solemn, somber, sorrowful, sullen

dark

(Evil), adjective base, demoniac, demonic, diabolical, immoral, inexorable, infamous, mean, mean spirited, menacing, peccant, pernicious, sinfully malevolent, sinister, terrifying, untoward, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked
See also: bleak, confidential, covert, dismal, hidden, incomprehensible, lugubrious, mysterious, ominous, opaque, portentous, private, privy, recondite, secret
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Legs slender; coxae and femora darkish brown, tibiae yellow except hind tibia darkish brown at middle, tarsi yellowish.
Our faces had all gone pallor, darkish and wrinkled -the faces that brimmed with radiance and health only the previous night.
Jill Moynan's darkish, characterful Ruth and Joanne Matthews' Girl with the Pearl Ring are among several other good portraits in the exhibition, and Carol Wood's Figure Study (acrylic) also merits a mention.
Nilgiri tea is generally darkish, aromatic and flavourful.
To begin with, Humbert himself is twice mistaken, on account of his name being misspelled as Humberg and then for his darkish Mediterranean looks, for what Leopold Bloom now distressfully, now defiantly, claims himself to be--a Jew.
The darkish undeformed, irregular shaped part (1j, iii) of the inclusion has been analysed to contain a ternary phase, made up of [Al.
Beside him, an Oriental woman, slim as a rake, alabaster skin complementing the ivory shirt, open at the neck, which in turn complements a pair of denims, darkish blue.
Secondary signs & symptoms: A fat body, chest and abdominal glomus and oppression, nausea, profuse phlegm, a dry mouth but no desire to drink, a darkish, dusky facial complexion, rough, scaly, hypertrophic skin, a dark, purple tongue or possible static spots, cyanotic sublingual veins, slimy tongue fur, and a bowstring, slippery or bound, regularly intermittent pulse
A good proportion of the new hang has been set within rooms that at extremely long last have been painted in the correct, darkish tone that best suits the display of Turner's works.
So long as the soul remains attached to this dense, darkish body--comprised as it is of contraries--it will not be possible for it to bring about the forms and shapes which it desires and wills, but will [bring about] impotent and bodily existence [which proceeds] from the station of remnants and traces, from which the sought after effects do not result.
In budgerigars, symptoms of the disease included delayed growth, tremor, darkish discoloration of skin, quill bleeding, and feathering defects.