Blackened



(especially of fish) coated with spices and sautéed quickly over high heat so that the outside chars.
to make black; darken.
to speak evil of; defame:
to blacken a person’s reputation.
to grow or become black.
Contemporary Examples

Osama bin Laden Died a Fool and Has No Legacy Dana Vachon May 5, 2011
Who Is Behind Gaza’s Mass Execution? Jesse Rosenfeld July 31, 2014
Cressida Bonas vs. Cara Delevingne: A Differentiation Guide to Two Celebrity English Roses Tom Sykes June 25, 2013
The Mental Health of Our Wounded Warriors: PTSD Isn’t the Only Affliction Justin Green February 15, 2013
Inside a Syrian Rebel City: FSA Restores Tentative Order to Al Bab Erin Banco August 20, 2012

Historical Examples

The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13 Various
In the Midst of Alarms Robert Barr
Hushed Up William Le Queux
Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
From the Bottom Up Alexander Irvine

verb
to make or become black or dirty
(transitive) to defame; slander (esp in the phrase blacken someone’s name)
v.

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