Translation: from spanish

to blacken

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  • blacken someone's reputation — blacken someone’s reputation/name/character/ phrase to do or say something that you know will harm someone’s reputation He accused his opponents of trying to blacken his name. Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • blacken someone's name — blacken someone’s reputation/name/character/ phrase to do or say something that you know will harm someone’s reputation He accused his opponents of trying to blacken his name. Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • blacken someone's character — blacken someone’s reputation/name/character/ phrase to do or say something that you know will harm someone’s reputation He accused his opponents of trying to blacken his name. Thesaurus: to harm someone s reputationsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blacken — Black en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blackened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blackening}.] [See {Black}, a., and cf. {Black}, v. t. ] 1. To make or render black. [1913 Webster] While the long funerals blacken all the way. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dark; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blacken — [v1] darken befoul, begrime, blot, cloud, deepen, ebonize, grow dark, grow dim, ink, make dark, shade, smudge, soil; concept 250 Ant. bleach, lighten, whiten blacken [v2] malign; smear asperse, attack, bad mouth*, blot, blotch, calumniate, decry …   New thesaurus

  • blacken — [blak′ən] vi. [ME blaknen < blak, BLACK] to become black or dark vt. 1. to make black; darken 2. to hurt or damage by slander, libel, etc. [to blacken a reputation] blackener n …   English World dictionary

  • Blacken — Black en, v. i. To grow black or dark. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blacken — index brand (stigmatize), deface, defame, denigrate, denounce (condemn), derogate, disgrace …   Law dictionary

  • blacken one's good name — index denigrate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Blacken — Blacken, fjord i den vestlige del af den svenske sø Mälaren …   Danske encyklopædi

  • blacken — (v.) c.1200, become black or dark; early 14c., make black, darken, dye (hair); see BLACK (Cf. black) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Figurative sense of to besmirch (with dishonor, etc.) is from early 15c. Related: Blackened; blackening …   Etymology dictionary

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