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Why synonyms can be useful

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In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) dark

Synonyms: dark, darkness Definition: an unenlightened state Usage: he was in the dark concerning their intentions; his lectures dispelled the darkness

Hypernyms: unenlightenment Definition: a lack of understanding

Synonyms: shadow, dark, darkness Definition: an unilluminated area Usage: he moved off into the darkness

Hypernyms: scene Definition: the place where some action occurs Usage: the police returned to the scene of the crime

Synonyms: dark, darkness Definition: absence of light or illumination

Hypernyms: illumination Definition: the degree of visibility of your environment

Synonyms: iniquity, wickedness, dark, darkness Definition: absence of moral or spiritual values Usage: the powers of darkness

Hypernyms: condition, status Definition: a state at a particular time Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms: night, nighttime, dark Definition: the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

Hypernyms: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (adjective) dark

Synonyms: dark Definition: not giving performances; closed Usage: the theater is dark on Mondays

Hypernyms: inactive Definition: lacking activity; lying idle or unused Usage: an inactive mine; inactive accounts; inactive machinery

Synonyms: colored, coloured, dark, dark-skinned, non-white Definition: having skin rich in melanin pigments Usage: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; dark-skinned peoples

Hypernyms: black Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin Usage: a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.

Synonyms: dark Definition: brunet (used of hair or skin or eyes) Usage: dark eyes

Hypernyms: brunet, brunette Definition: marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes Usage: a brunette beauty

Synonyms: dark Definition: devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black Usage: sitting in a dark corner; a dark day; dark shadows; dark as the inside of a black cat

Hypernyms: Acheronian, Acherontic, Stygian Definition: dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades Usage: in the depths of an Acheronian forest; upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue-Wordsworth

Hypernyms: aphotic Definition: lacking light; especially not reached by sunlight Usage: the aphotic depths of the sea where no photosynthesis occurs

Hypernyms: black, pitch-black, pitch-dark Definition: extremely dark Usage: a black moonless night; through the pitch-black woods; it was pitch-dark in the cellar

Hypernyms: caliginous Definition: dark and misty and gloomy

Hypernyms: Cimmerian Definition: intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness Usage: the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt-Norman Douglas

Hypernyms: crepuscular Definition: like twilight; dim Usage: the evening's crepuscular charm

Hypernyms: darkened Definition: become or made dark by lack of light Usage: a darkened house; the darkened theater

Hypernyms: darkening Definition: becoming dark or darker as from waning light or clouding over Usage: the darkening sky

Hypernyms: darkling Definition: (poetic) occurring in the dark or night Usage: a darkling journey

Hypernyms: darkling Definition: uncannily or threateningly dark or obscure Usage: a darkling glance; secret operatives and darkling conspiracies-Archibald MacLeish

Hypernyms: dim, subdued Definition: lacking in light; not bright or harsh Usage: a dim light beside the bed; subdued lights and soft music

Hypernyms: twilight, twilit, dusky Definition: lighted by or as if by twilight Usage: The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn-Henry Fielding; the twilight glow of the sky; a boat on a twilit river

Hypernyms: sulky, gloomful, glooming, gloomy Definition: depressingly dark Usage: the gloomy forest; the glooming interior of an old inn; `gloomful' is archaic

Hypernyms: unilluminated, unlighted, unlit, lightless Definition: without illumination Usage: came up the lightless stairs; the unilluminated side of Mars; through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets

Hypernyms: semidark Definition: partially devoid of light or brightness Usage: semidark room

Hypernyms: tenebrific, tenebrious, tenebrous Definition: dark and gloomy Usage: a tenebrous cave

Synonyms: gloomy, grim, sorry, dark, drab, drear, dreary, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, blue Definition: causing dejection Usage: a blue day; the dark days of the war; a week of rainy depressing weather; a disconsolate winter landscape; the first dismal dispiriting days of November; a dark gloomy day; grim rainy weather

Hypernyms: cheerless, depressing, uncheerful Definition: causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy Usage: the economic outlook is depressing; something cheerless about the room; a moody and uncheerful person; an uncheerful place

Synonyms: dark Definition: (used of color) having a dark hue Usage: dark green; dark glasses; dark colors like wine red or navy blue

Hypernyms: darkish Definition: slightly dark Usage: darkish red

Synonyms: dark, obscure Definition: marked by difficulty of style or expression Usage: much that was dark is now quite clear to me; those who do not appreciate Kafka's work say his style is obscure

Hypernyms: incomprehensible, uncomprehensible Definition: difficult to understand Usage: the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible- A. Einstein

Synonyms: dark, benighted Definition: lacking enlightenment or knowledge or culture Usage: this benighted country; benighted ages of barbarism and superstition; the dark ages; a dark age in the history of education

Hypernyms: unenlightened Definition: not enlightened; ignorant Usage: the devices by which unenlightened men preserved the unjust social order

Synonyms: black, sinister, dark Definition: stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable Usage: black deeds; a black lie; his black heart has concocted yet another black deed; Darth Vader of the dark side; a dark purpose; dark undercurrents of ethnic hostility; the scheme of some sinister intelligence bent on punishing him-Thomas Hardy

Hypernyms: evil Definition: morally bad or wrong Usage: evil purposes; an evil influence; evil deeds

Synonyms: dark, dour, glowering, glum, saturnine, sour, sullen, moody, morose Definition: showing a brooding ill humor Usage: a dark scowl; the proverbially dour New England Puritan; a glum, hopeless shrug; he sat in moody silence; a morose and unsociable manner; a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius- Bruce Bliven; a sour temper; a sullen crowd

Hypernyms: ill-natured Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

Synonyms: dark Definition: secret Usage: keep it dark

Hypernyms: concealed Definition: hidden on any grounds for any motive Usage: a concealed weapon; a concealed compartment in his briefcase