Definition of Nigrifying

1. nigrify [v] - See also: nigrify



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nigrifying

nighty-night
nighty night
nighwhat
nigiri
niglet
niglets
nigra
nigral
nigraniline
nigrescence
nigricans
nigrification
nigrified
nigrifies
nigrify
nigrifying (current term)
nigrine
nigrities
nigrities linguae
nigritude
nigritudes
nigromancie
nigromancien
nigromanciens
nigromancies
nigromancy
nigrosin
nigrosine
nigrosines
nigrosins

Literary usage of Nigrifying

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1. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Laurence Binyon, Edward James Hewlett, William Randolph Hearst, Jonathan Swift, Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Edward Verrall Lucas, Frederick Madison Smith, Mariano Tomás (1905)
"'twould have been but giving a polish to lampblack, not nigrifying a negro primarily. After all, I cannot but regret my involuntary ..."

2. The Letters of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb, Alfred Ainger (1904)
"'twould have been but giving a polish to lamp-black, not nigrifying a negro primarily. After all, I cannot but regret my involuntary virtue. ..."

3. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1852)
"'twould have been but giving a polish to lamp-black, not nigrifying a negro primarily. After all, I cannot but regret my involuntary virtue. ..."

4. A Study of English Prose Writers: A Laboratory Method by John Scott Clark (1898)
"... free with these cattle where was the harm ? 'twould have been but giving a polish to lampblack, not nigrifying a negro primarily."—Letter to Manning. ..."

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