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  • adjective Not darkened.


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un- +‎ darkened


  • Mark Crispin Miller ( "What Happened in the Sixties," NYR, August 4) is inaccurate in citing Flannery O'Connor as an example of a Fifties 'writer whose pages are undarkened by any memory of the death camps.

    What Happened in the Fifties

  • The light from the undarkened hall fell on their faces as they moved toward the door.

    The Colors of Space

  • But memory, though faithful, was pitiful, and kept presenting, one after another, undarkened pictures, full of glow and sunshine; she had not come down to the last three days of suspense and pain, of agony and desolation.

    Hubert's Wife A Story for You

  • It was an effort to hold out her hand, and, when his closed around it, she felt her whole body thrill at his touch, just as it had been wont to thrill in those few, short, golden days when their mutual happiness had been undarkened by any shadow from the past.

    The Hermit of Far End

  • Despite the fact that a feeling of strained hospitality attended the reception of the 311th Artillery, the first body of white American troops to visit Montmorillon, the cloud of suspicion was soon lifted and four weeks of smiling August sunshine days, undarkened by rainclouds, were spent along the banks of the Gartempe.

    The Delta of the Triple Elevens The History of Battery D, 311th Field Artillery US Army, American Expeditionary Forces

  • If I feel that this procedure might cause anxiety, I proceed with the room undarkened.

    A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis

  • Now he was asleep and his face undarkened by thought, one saw how very fair he really was.

    The Return of the Soldier

  • With that and other books compacted by a strap, he descended to a breakfast somewhat oppressive but undarkened by any misgivings concerning a "letter to a friend on some subject of general interest."

    Penrod and Sam

  • The cave-tiger's eye remained undarkened, but the puny weapon had dealt it

    The Lost Continent

  • It is so that men make little kingdoms for themselves, and an international power undarkened by diplomacy, undirected by parliaments.

    Modern American Prose Selections


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