Friday, September 02, 2011
Definitions for darkle
- To grow dark, gloomy, etc.
- To appear dark; show indistinctly.
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Citations for darkle
Beyond the open trunk, the desert seemed to darkle, brighten, darkle rhythmically, but in fact the acuity of his vision sharpened briefly with each systolic thrust of his pounding heart.
And the fire-flies wink and darkle, Crowded swarms that soar and sparkle, And in wildering escort gather!
Origin of darkle
Darkle is a back-formation from the obsolete darkling, "to be in the dark."