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Definition of "benight" []

  • To overtake with night. (verb)
  • To be caught out by oncoming night before reaching one's destination (verb)
  • To darken (verb)

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Use "benight" in a sentence
  • "Their fighters drink the rivers up, their shafts benight the air"
  • "You might be familiar with the well-publicized challenges to classics like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Catcher in the Rye, or the more recent attempts to muzzle Harry Potter and (further) benight Philip Pullman's series His Dark Materials."
  • "You might be familiar with the well-publicized challenges to classics like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Catcher in the Rye, or the more recent attempts to muzzle Harry Potter and (further) benight Philip Pullman\'s series His Dark Materials."