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Benight   /binˈaɪt/   Listen
Benight

verb
(past & past part. benighted; pres. part. benighting)
1.
Overtake with darkness or night.
2.
Envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness.
3.
Make darker and difficult to perceive by sight.  Synonym: bedim.






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