Synonyms for moonlight

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It was now a bright rectangle filled with moonlight and quite empty.

His hands went up, and he stood gasping faintly in the moonlight.

And he saw them turn one by one toward him in the moonlight and wait.

He spoke with a gasping voice, and his face flushed crimson in the moonlight.

On a moonlight night in August, at the hour of the first watch, the march began.

We could see the shafts of the darts fast in the cleft, bristling in the moonlight.

Methinks she will fade into the moonlight, which falls upon her through the window.

Some faces show more plainly in the moonlight, or one imagines so.

For at first she only perceived that a dim shadow was moving under the moonlight.

They made a picture in the moonlight that was more different than any picture I ever see.

WORD ORIGIN

"hold a second job, especially at night," 1957 (implied in moonlighting), from moonlighter (1954), from the notion of working by the light of the moon; see moonlight (n.). Related: Moonlighting. Earlier the word had been used to mean "commit crimes at night" (1882).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MOONLIGHT

labor

nounwork, undertaking
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