Thesaurus / gibbous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The gibbous moon was directly overhead, and shone down upon her with unobstructed fullness.

"It was gibbous, you know," Mary explained, very technical and scientific.

Crome YellowAldous Huxley

A distinct, although very slight, gibbous appearance is visible when the planet is near quadrature.

The moon overhead was gibbous, and there were no clouds in the sky.

In the Pecos CountryEdward Sylvester Ellis (AKA Lieutenant R.H. Jayne)

The night was clear, and a gibbous moon was high in the sky.

Camp-fire and WigwamEdward Sylvester Ellis

Under the stars, under the gibbous moon, assuredly they would sleep.

Crome YellowAldous Huxley

The moon was gibbous in its approach to the full when the boat left Vicksburg.

The Last of the FlatboatsGeorge Cary Eggleston

Steep and gibbous behind, becoming at length smooth and equal.

Standard roundish, silky outside, wings coherent; keel erect, gibbous or spurred at base.

Over the top of the great ranges a gibbous moon rose slowly.

GoldStewart White

WORDS RELATED TO GIBBOUS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.