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darkle

[dahr-kuh l] /ˈdɑr kəl/
verb (used without object), darkled, darkling.
1.
to appear dark; show indistinctly.
2.
to grow dark, gloomy, etc.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; back formation from darkling, adv. taken as present participle
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darkle

/ˈdɑːkəl/
verb (archaic or literary)
1.
to grow dark; darken
2.
(intransitive) to appear dark or indistinct
Word Origin
C19: back formation from darkling
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