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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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In Fifty Shades Darker Christian decks out the nearby boathouse with flowers and soft lights before proposing to Anastasia.
To date, there are no published studies looking at the incidence of PIH when comparing pretreatment antipigment agents versus no pretreatment for laser resurfacing for acne scars in darker skin types.
Caption: Stinkbugs lay darker eggs on the top surfaces of leaves (left) and lighter eggs on the undersides (right).
Inspector Martin Best of the Roads Policing Unit said: "Now that the clocks will be going back and it's getting darker earlier on, it's more important than ever to make sure you can be seen when you're out and about near roads.
The fact that they feel dark skinned women would not appeal to men across cultures is absurd, and precisely why attitudes in various societies towards darker skinned people remain as they are.
Fowler, 34, of Ystrad Mynach, near Caerphilly, South Wales, and Darker, 31, of Cardiff, both admitted robbery.
The map at left shows net migration to and from Texas by state, with darker shades of green representing higher numbers of residents who left their respective states for Texas.
They are darker than neighboring skin cells because they produce more melanin.
Possibly darker words would have occurred to him, if faced with the edge of this smog-bank, in November, 1957, seen crouched over the city, as domestic and industrial smoke is trapped beneath clouds, while a blue sky (the darker colour) radiates above Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
THE DARKER NATIONS: A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE THIRD WORLD
Overall, the surface of Mars--especially in the planet's southern hemisphere--has grown darker over the past 30 years.
Polunin encourages his visitors to delight in the snow -- even collect it -- as long as they also understand that the ``Snowshow'' has a darker tinge as well.