adv (fig 比喻)
1 mysteriously 神秘地
*She hinted darkly at strange events. 她神秘地暗示着事非寻常.
2 gloomily 悲观地; 忧郁地
*He spoke darkly of possible future disaster. 他悲观地说将来可能大难临头.
in a sad, angry, or threatening way
Fred scowled darkly at her.
having a dark colour
a darkly handsome young man
dealing with something that is bad or upsetting in a funny way
a darkly comic look at illness