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Darkly, 1) in a situation void of light: when I sleep, in dreams they (my eyes) “look on thee, and d. bright are bright in dark directed,” Sonn. 43, 4.
2) gloomily: “my stars shine d. over me,” Tw. II, 1, 4.
3) not clearly, obscurely: “I will go d. to work with her,” Meas. V, 279. “therefore I'll d. end the argument,” LLL V, 2, 23. “when I spake d. what I purposed,” John IV, 2, 232. R3 I, 4, 175.
4) secretly: “the duke yet would have dark deeds d. answered; he would never bring them to light,” Meas. III, 2, 188. “I will tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell d. with you,” All's IV, 3, 13.
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