You asked:

what are other words that mean black

  • "pitch-black", "joseph black", "lightlessness", "melanise" and "melanize", among others, are synonyms for "black".
  • "pitch-black"

  • "joseph black"

  • "lightlessness"

  • "melanise"

  • "melanize"

  • "mordant"

  • "negroid"

  • "nigrify"

  • "opprobrious"

  • "pitch blackness"