inky

[ing-kee]
adjective, inkier, inkiest.
1.
black as ink: inky shadows.
2.
resembling ink: The solution was an inky liquid.
3.
stained with ink: inky fingers.
4.
of or pertaining to ink.
5.
consisting of or containing ink.
6.
written with ink.

Origin:
1575–85; ink + -y1

inkiness, noun
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inky (ˈɪŋkɪ)
 
adj , inkier, inkiest
1.  resembling ink, esp in colour; dark or black
2.  of, containing, or stained with ink: inky fingers
 
'inkiness
 
n

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Example sentences
The curved horizon was defined by the inky blackness of space.
The militants, it was rumoured, meant to cut off the inky forefinger of anyone
  thus marked as having disobeyed their injunction.
But a newspaper, pumping its inky current of despair, might serve as well.
Instead, his experiment yielded an inky dark residue.
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