Synonyms of blacken in English:
3 she won't thank you for blackening her husband's name
sully, tarnish, blot, besmirch, drag through the mud/mire, stain, taint, smear, smudge, befoul, soil, contaminate, pollute, disgrace, dishonour, bring discredit to, injure, damage, spoil;
slander, defame, traduce
literary besmear, smirch
archaic spot, breathe on
[Antonyms] clear, enhance
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