The darker Afghanistan appears on TV screens, the sooner the foreign armies will be called home.
And the darker the chocolate, the better, as dark chocolate is rich in beneficial flavonoids and antioxidants.
But reform had a darker side: the state put into unemployment 7,500 unionized teachers, who lost their health coverage.
But peering more closely at the photograph, taken this August, his weary brown eyes reveal a darker truth.
The real Dr. Livingstone had a darker, more complex personality than his grieving mourners imagined.
Soon it took a certain measure of imagination to conceive of that darker spot in the mist of darkness as the form of a fellow man.
Into the darker secrets of the Book of Wishes we will not penetrate.
darker and still deeper grew the overshadowing cloud, and the hopes of the trusting ones less.
If the juice is boiled too long, the jelly will be darker than it should be.
And why is it that affection, as exhibited in general life, is so rarely seen unstained by the tint of some darker passion?
Old English deorc "dark, obscure, gloomy; sad, cheerless; sinister, wicked," from Proto-Germanic *derkaz (cf. Old High German tarchanjan "to hide, conceal"). "Absence of light" especially at night is the original meaning. Application to colors is 16c. Theater slang for "closed" is from 1916.
early 13c., from dark (adj.). Figurative in the dark "ignorant" first recorded 1670s.
Closed; not in operation: Monday is a ''dark'' day at Heinz Hall (1916+ Theater)