endarkenment
 n.— «Yet there were also ominous signs of the days that Eric Burdon of the Animals refers to as “the endarkenment.” There was a series of rock-star drug busts, most notoriously the raid on Keith Richards” Redlands estate in February that resulted in the jailing of both Richards and Mick Jagger. And in August, while the Beatles were still soaring from the triumph of Sgt. Pepper, their manager, Brian Epstein, was found dead at his London home.» —“London: Tightly Knit, Decadent And Explosively Creative, The Scene Was Too Good To Last” by Alan Light Rolling Stone June 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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