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noun as in early evening

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Everyplace, here in the eastern Coachella Valley, looked gorgeous … for 20 minutes at dusk.

So if you have an unobstructed view to the west, you can catch Mars, the moon, Mercury and Venus lined up vertically in the dusk for the next two nights.

She grew more restless around dusk, knowing it was dawn back home, and that her WeChat messages could light up any minute with bad news.

From midmorning to dusk people cluster around the fire pits outside the lodge, eating, drinking and laughing.

The civil dusk of an old year and era merges and moves through night into the civil dawn of a new one.

If Blake is to make his escape at dusk, what time does the sun set?

Around them, Kansas City glowed in the midsummer dusk; ahead of them glimmered the future.

With dusk approaching, the massive crowd marched north on Florissant.

As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.

The town center was still clear of Ukrainian security forces at dusk.

The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.

"I shall like it," answered Hugh, glad that his face should be hidden by the dusk, in these moments of waiting.

His chin, thrust slightly forward in a manner almost aggressive, showed the dusk of close-shaven hair.

And she thanked Heaven that in the dusk and in the shadow where she stood he could but ill make out her face.

The revelation was made soon after tea, when she sidled close up to him as they paced slowly along the sea-front in the dusk.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dusk, such as: nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight, dark, and eventide.

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