Thesaurus / dusky

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The sail of the Nighean Donn flapped, a dusky wing in the darkness.

The intangible sky was coming nearer and its dusky blue of the night was deepening.

The Guns of EuropeJoseph A. Altsheler

I sniffed at the dusky screen of leaves, but had my sniffing for my trouble, as nothing moved there.

CardiganRobert W. Chambers

I can only relate, then, that the image left upon my mind was one of jewels and dusky peach-like loveliness.

I have told some incidents of her life in my Old Narragansett, so will no longer keep her dusky presence here.

And Takahashi, who had many times heard my little boy Loren yell that, grinned all over his dusky face.

Night was coming on and, to accent the loneliness, from somewhere in the dusky dimness a great foghorn groaned at intervals.

Galusha the MagnificentJoseph C. Lincoln

The light within the eave was a dusky twilight at the entrance, which failed altogether in the inner recesses.

The Antiquary, CompleteSir Walter Scott

Yonder he came, a dusky figure on a dusky horse, riding under the bare boughs.

Barbara LynnEmily J. Jenkinson

The outer margin of the hind wings, which are pale brown, more or less shaded with dusky, is irregular.

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