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nigrify

[nig-ruh-fahy] /ˈnɪg rəˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), nigrified, nigrifying.
1.
to blacken.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin nigrificāre to make black, blacken, equivalent to nigr- (stem of niger) black + -i- -i- + -ficāre -fy
Related forms
nigrification, noun
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