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synonyms for rayless

  • black
  • cloudy
  • darkened
  • dim
  • dingy
  • drab
  • dull
  • foggy
  • gloomy
  • misty
  • murky
  • overcast
  • shadowy
  • somber
  • dun
  • dusk
  • faint
  • aphotic
  • atramentous
  • blackish
  • caliginous
  • cimmerian
  • clouded
  • crepuscular
  • dusky
  • grimy
  • ill-lighted
  • indistinct
  • inky
  • lightless
  • lurid
  • nebulous
  • obfuscous
  • obscure
  • opaque
  • pitch-black
  • pitch-dark
  • pitchy
  • shaded
  • shady
  • sooty
  • stygian
  • sunless
  • tenebrous
  • unlighted
  • unlit
  • vague
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antonyms for rayless

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • clean
  • clear
  • distinct
  • good
  • happy
  • intelligent
  • joyful
  • light
  • luminous
  • smart
  • sparkling
  • sunny
  • vivacious
  • apparent
  • brilliant
  • encouraging
  • evident
  • hopeful
  • illuminated
  • lucid
  • manifest
  • moral
  • plain
  • pleased
  • radiant
  • shining
  • visible
  • vivid
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How to use rayless in a sentence

When the reddleman's figure could no longer be seen, Wildeve himself descended and plunged into the rayless hollow of the vale.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
So there they stood, seven sorrowful little figures engulfed in the rayless despair of childhood and the bitterness of poverty.
AMERICANS ALLVARIOUS
The sky had cleared; and the moon, changed to blood-red hues, hung like a rayless sun midway in the nocturnal heavens.
THE HILL OF VENUSNATHAN GALLIZIER
Her face did not please the mother; it seemed haughty in its sternness and immobility, and her eyes were rayless.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
Never before had all glint of hope been lost in rayless blackness.
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
Rayless and despairing their mood must be; escape would seem immeasurably more to be prized than cure.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
Darkness came on, deep as that in the rayless abysses of the caverns under the lava, and still the snow fell thicker.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Up over the eastern mountain range the sun, high above the murk, hung like a bloody orange, rayless and round.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Soon a door slowly opened on its rusty hinges, and in the rayless darkness Durant entered the number containing his victim.
ELLEN WALTONALVIN ADDISON
The day was filled with a warm silvery mist, through which the sun mounted rayless, crisp and round.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
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