Associations to the word «Blackened»

Wiktionary

BLACKEN, verb. To make black.
BLACKEN, verb. To make dirty.
BLACKEN, verb. To defame or sully.
BLACKEN, verb. To cook (meat or fish) by coating with pepper, etc., and quickly searing in a hot pan.
BLACKEN, verb. (intransitive) To become black.

Dictionary definition

BLACKEN, verb. Make or become black; "The smoke blackened the ceiling"; "The ceiling blackened".
BLACKEN, verb. Burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling".

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne