Synonyms for Blackening:
shadowing, Obscuring, Eclipsing, darkening.
shading, clouding, Dimming.
Discrediting, Maligning, Detracting, Sullying, Besmearing, Calumniating, Defaming, Traducing, Vilifying, Slandering, Libeling, Stigmatizing, Smearing, Besmirching, Scandalizing, Tarnishing, Dishonoring, badmouthing, Shaming, denigrating, Pillorying, Denouncing.
Usage examples for blackening
The remains of the barn were already blackening and, while the firemen, evidently determined to make the most of the occasion, were still swinging axes and pouring water on the already extinguished and well- soaked buildings, there was no danger of further trouble. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour