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Definition of Begloom
1. to make gloomy [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: gloomy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Begloom
Literary usage of Begloom
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... begloom (intensive), sable (chiefly poetic), umber (rare), somber. Antonyms: see LIGHT, BRIGHTEN. 2. »Spec, dim (the eyes or sight, or the sight of), ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1847)
"And on behind them lightly leap Their leaves adown the leeward steep, Where lately, in a ring around The ridge, their boughs begloom'd the ground; ..."
3. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston (1903)
"6d. per ton cargo delivered. Then we come to the disputed message. On February 22 Buch telegraphed as follows: " Shale Copyright Semiramis begloom ..."
4. Johnson's Dictionary by Samuel Johnson, John Walker (1836)
"Begird, be-gerd'. na lo gird, bind round, shut begloom, he-gloom'. ». a. to casi a gloom over, to darken. Begone, lio-çAn'. inter/, gel away! go hence ! ..."
5. Cases on the Law of Contracts by George Purcell Costigan (1921)
"6d. per ton cargo delivered. Then we come to the disputed message. On February 22 Buch telegraphed as follows: "Shale Copyright Semiramis begloom ..."