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synonyms for tenebrous

  • ambiguous
  • amphibological
  • caliginous
  • dim
  • dingy
  • dusk
  • dusky
  • equivocal
  • gloomy
  • lightless
  • murky
  • obscure
  • shadowy
  • shady
  • somber
  • sunless
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unexplicit
  • unilluminated
  • unintelligible
  • unlit
  • vague

antonyms for tenebrous

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  • inviting
  • light
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How to use tenebrous in a sentence

I can't recall any other detail, but the whole atmosphere was tenebrous and sinister.
THE CAPGRAS SHIFTSAM VAKNIN
Winged things that were not bats swooped and fluttered in the tenebrous air, whispering sibilantly—whispering in human voices.
THE SECRET OF KRALITZHENRY KUTTNER
The room was well illuminated with gas, whatever might be going on in the streets; to no tenebrous repast were we invited.
GLORIES OF SPAINCHARLES W. WOOD
Our town was indeed but one vast hospital—orderly, subdued, and tenebrous.
LEAVES FROM A FIELD NOTE-BOOKJ. H. MORGAN
Never had she looked to Ray so like an eagle, so keen, so fierce, so fit for braving either sun or tenebrous cavern.
THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
The music was very original; the fireworks were extremely bad, and the illuminations very tenebrous.
SOYER'S CULINARY CAMPAIGNALEXIS SOYER
At what moment will the fierce impurities borne from its somber and tenebrous past be hurled up in you?
SELECTED WORKS OF VOLTAIRINE DE CLEYREVOLTAIRINE DE CLEYRE
But her imagination was roving in the dim oil-lit streets of the tenebrous city, striving for the clairvoyance of love.
DREAMERS OF THE GHETTOI. ZANGWILL
Your voice is tenebrous, as if An angel mocked a blackbird's pipe.
SILVERPOINTSJOHN GRAY
We find the cloudy or tenebrous sky of night represented in the Ṛigvedas and in the Avesta as aman, or mountain of stone.
ZOOLOGICAL MYTHOLOGY, VOLUME I (OF 2)ANGELO DE GUBERNATIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENEBROUS

  • clear as dishwater
  • cryptic
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • enigmatic
  • enigmatical
  • equivocal
  • inconclusive
  • indefinite
  • indeterminate
  • inexplicit
  • muddy
  • multivocal
  • obscure
  • opaque
  • polysemous
  • puzzling
  • questionable
  • tenebrous
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • unintelligible
  • vague
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