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noun as in the end of daylight

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To distinguish the Nightfall from its Seltos siblings, there are even blacked-out wheels and exterior trim accents for a sportier look.

Recording sessions took many hours—it was a victory in and of itself if you could find a cell that you could reliably stimulate even just a bit, and sometimes you didn’t “get lucky” until searching into nightfall.

“There is absolutely no reason for anyone to be on the streets of the city of New Orleans during the nightfall,” Shaun Ferguson, superintendent of the police department, said Monday in a video posted on Twitter.

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.

Nightfall has come and gone, and the disappearance of the sun’s warm hues lend the proceedings a clinical cast.

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By nightfall, I had showered, eaten some soup that a friend brought me, and I slept in my room for 12 solid hours.

By nightfall, ISIS patrols were roaming house to house within Tikrit to capture and execute men identified as targets.

Pilots were left to navigate the U.S. using landmarks, and were grounded after nightfall and during bad weather.

When nightfall hits, the two reverse the ritual, locking it up for the night.

The worst attack occurred after nightfall on Thursday at a snooker club in Quetta in an area frequented by Hazara Shia Muslims.

The capitulation was a matter of half an hour, and by nightfall I followed the duke and his escort into the town.

Always is to do a good deed, and there's a deal of work yet to be finished before nightfall.

The contest was continued with great obstinacy till nightfall, when the rebels retired.

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.

They were afraid, both of them, and they were sad; the melancholy of nightfall had entered into their little hearts.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightfall, such as: dusk, sundown, sunset, crepuscule, eve, and eventide.

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