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synonyms for nightfall

  • dusk
  • sundown
  • sunset
  • black
  • crepuscule
  • eve
  • eventide
  • twilight
  • vespers
  • dim
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antonyms for nightfall

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  • sunrise
  • daybreak
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How to use nightfall in a sentence

Despite my aforementioned Delicate Arch adventure, I maintain that the best way for most folks to experience Arches in the summertime is from inside an air-conditioned vehicle or toward nightfall, when temperatures slide into the sixties.
THE ULTIMATE ARCHES NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The capitulation was a matter of half an hour, and by nightfall I followed the duke and his escort into the town.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Always is to do a good deed, and there's a deal of work yet to be finished before nightfall.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The contest was continued with great obstinacy till nightfall, when the rebels retired.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It was about three o'clock when we left JordansPg 254 with a view of reaching Oxford, still a good many miles away, by nightfall.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
They were afraid, both of them, and they were sad; the melancholy of nightfall had entered into their little hearts.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
But at last, long after nightfall, with baby fast asleep, Scattergood drove into Coldriver by deserted and circuitous roads.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Every emotion, unless it be that of love, must have its ebb; and by nightfall the settlers were returning to their old caution.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Wait until nightfall, and it will positively glisten with lamps and gleam with merriment.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
I treasured up the water which had been left with me and sipped it now and then; but by nightfall again I was in torment.
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WORDS RELATED TO NIGHTFALL

  • dark
  • dimness
  • duskiness
  • gloom
  • murkiness
  • nightfall
  • total darkness
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