Black

Black is the color of coal, ebony, and the night sky. It is the very darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light. It is the opposite of white.

In the Western World, it is the color most commonly associated with mourning, the end, secrets, magic, power, violence, evil, and elegance.

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