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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.
THEIR UYGHUR RELATIVES ARE IMPRISONED IN CHINA. FROM VIRGINIA, THEY PLEAD FOR HELP.MEAGAN FLYNNMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
From midmorning to dusk people cluster around the fire pits outside the lodge, eating, drinking and laughing.
SKIING WEST VIRGINIA’S ‘CANADIAN VALLEY’ IN A BANNER SEASONJOHN BRILEYFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The civil dusk of an old year and era merges and moves through night into the civil dawn of a new one.
THE SPARK AFTER THE DARKNESSBONNIE TSUIFEBRUARY 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
At dusk Thursday, the Lincoln Memorial was alive with a steady hum of joggers, tourists and locals seeking a place of quiet reflection.
THE FORTRESS AROUND DOWNTOWN D.C. IS BEING DISMANTLED. BUT HEIGHTENED SECURITY MAY REMAIN.EMILY DAVIES, MICHAEL BRICE-SADDLER, PETER HERMANNJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hovering in the dusk of competency, Antara’s mother still manages to live alone, but increasingly she wanders, forgets where she is and what she’s doing.
‘BURNT SUGAR,’ A CHALLENGING BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST, IS HARD TO TAKE, BUT HARDER TO SHAKE OFFRON CHARLESJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
"I shall like it," answered Hugh, glad that his face should be hidden by the dusk, in these moments of waiting.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
His chin, thrust slightly forward in a manner almost aggressive, showed the dusk of close-shaven hair.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
And she thanked Heaven that in the dusk and in the shadow where she stood he could but ill make out her face.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO DUSK

  • close of day
  • crepusular light
  • dusk
  • eve
  • evening
  • eventide
  • gloaming
  • nightfall
  • sundown
  • twilight
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