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synonyms for duskily

  • covertly
  • darkly
  • dingily
  • dully
  • gloomily
  • hazily
  • indecisively
  • indefinably
  • indefinitely
  • indistinctly
  • nebulously
  • secretly
  • tenebrously
  • thickly
  • unobtrusively
  • vaguely
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How to use duskily in a sentence

He walked slowly towards him; but Fanny abruptly left his side, lured by a moth that flitted duskily over the graves.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Stars were still overhead, gulls wheeled and shrieked, and the broad river rippled duskily towards Beaufort.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
Just then a figure duskily defined itself before me and addressed me in a gruff whisper.
TURNS ABOUT TOWNROBERT CORTES HOLLIDAY
She stood, a duskily glowing, radiant emblem of life against the background of spring greenery and rioting convolvulus.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
They followed him with their eyes as swiftly, duskily he went gliding away through the glimmering shades of evening.
BURLMORRISON HEADY
The two were at the edge of the wood and they could see duskily before them a stretch of bare prairie.
THE TEXAN STARJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
Fires gleamed around, duskily revealing the rough trappers and the graceful Indians.
THE OREGON TRAILFRANCIS PARKMAN, JR.
For a moment Lady Malden wavered, then duskily flushed; her temperament and principles had recovered themselves.
THE COUNTRY HOUSEJOHN GALSWORTHY
The starlight glimmered faintly on his polished helmet and duskily made visible his marble features and his beard.
MARZIO'S CRUCIFIX AND ZOROASTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
But the dull red lamplight lit duskily up the folds of her robe, her golden ornaments, and the black tarns, her eyes.
IDOLATRYJULIAN HAWTHORNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DUSKILY

  • covertly
  • darkly
  • dingily
  • dully
  • duskily
  • gloomily
  • hazily
  • indecisively
  • indefinably
  • indefinitely
  • indistinctly
  • nebulously
  • secretly
  • tenebrously
  • thickly
  • unobtrusively
  • vaguely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.