Definitions

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  • noun Prov. Eng. & Scot. Twilight; gloaming.

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  • verb Present participle of darken.

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  • adjective becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over
  • noun changing to a darker color

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Examples

  • But then his gaze dropped, his expression darkening into its familiar scowl.

    Boys and Girls Like You and Me

  • But then his gaze dropped, his expression darkening into its familiar scowl.

    Boys and Girls Like You and Me

  • But then his gaze dropped, his expression darkening into its familiar scowl.

    Boys and Girls Like You and Me

  • But then his gaze dropped, his expression darkening into its familiar scowl.

    Boys and Girls Like You and Me

  • Rich came running up behind me, his expression darkening as he took in the ransacked tent.

    The Children of the Lost

  • Rich came running up behind me, his expression darkening as he took in the ransacked tent.

    The Children of the Lost

  • Every child must leave the nest someday, he said, his expression darkening like someone who had to face an unpleasant truth.

    Lightning Strikes

  • Every child must leave the nest someday, he said, his expression darkening like someone who had to face an unpleasant truth.

    Lightning Strikes

  • Every child must leave the nest someday, he said, his expression darkening like someone who had to face an unpleasant truth.

    Lightning Strikes

  • Every child must leave the nest someday, he said, his expression darkening like someone who had to face an unpleasant truth.

    Lightning Strikes

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