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Crossword Answers for: ?LACK

alack

alack
(interj.) An exclamation expressive of sorrow.

black

black
(a.) Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.
(a.) In a less literal sense: Enveloped or shrouded in darkness; very dark or gloomy; as, a black night; the heavens black with clouds.
(a.) Fig.: Dismal, gloomy, or forbidding, like darkness; destitute of moral light or goodness; atrociously wicked; cruel; mournful; calamitous; horrible.
(a.) Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen; foreboding; as, to regard one with black looks.
(a.) To make black; to blacken; to soil; to sully.
(a.) To make black and shining, as boots or a stove, by applying blacking and then polishing with a brush.
(adv.) Sullenly; threateningly; maliciously; so as to produce blackness.
(n.) That which is destitute of light or whiteness; the darkest color, or rather a destitution of all color; as, a cloth has a good black.
(n.) A black pigment or dye.
(n.) A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
(n.) A black garment or dress; as, she wears black
(n.) Mourning garments of a black color; funereal drapery.
(n.) The part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.
(n.) A stain; a spot; a smooch.

clack

clack
(n.) To make a sudden, sharp noise, or a succesion of such noises, as by striking an object, or by collision of parts; to rattle; to click.
(n.) To utter words rapidly and continually, or with abruptness; to let the tongue run.
(v. t.) To cause to make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises; to click.
(v. t.) To utter rapidly and inconsiderately.
(v. t.) A sharp, abrupt noise, or succession of noises, made by striking an object.
(v. t.) Anything that causes a clacking noise, as the clapper of a mill, or a clack valve.
(v. t.) Continual or importunate talk; prattle; prating.

flack

flack
Artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
Intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"
A slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer

plack

plack
(n.) A small copper coin formerly current in Scotland, worth less than a cent.

slack

slack
(a.) Alt. of Slacken
(adv.) Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
(n.) Small coal; also, coal dust; culm.
(n.) A valley, or small, shallow dell.
(n.) The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
(superl.) Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
(superl.) Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand.
(superl.) Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
(superl.) Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack.
(v. t.) Alt. of Slacken