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noun as in onset of darkness at end of day

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The message to those vaccinated people in this twilight period of the pandemic must be that they are duty-bound to keep up precautions like wearing masks in order to protect others, as an act of social solidarity.

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By and large, the people I see at civil twilight are doing the same.

Elway was in the twilight of his career, but the 37-year-old earned a Pro Bowl nod after throwing for 3,635 yards and 27 touchdowns.

Starting there and working west, he’s chasing twilight, looking to hit each boy’s and girl’s home at the appropriate time.

Jones had been far more active in his twilight boxing years than Tyson, most recently fighting in 2018 when the former four-division champion scored a 10-round unanimous decision against Scott Sigmon in Jones’s hometown of Pensacola, Fla.

Other shows have allowed gender and inequality to inspire some episodes: The Twilight Zone, for example.

I do feel there is a gay sensibility in everything I do, including the Twilight movies.

When his Twilight movies got lambasted, “that was more expected,” he says.

“I know people thought I sold out with Twilight, but I was really excited about it,” he says.

The original Twilight Zone is renowned for the acting careers it revived or jump started.

It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.

Almost, he saw her visibly change—here in the twilight of the little Luxor garden by his side.

Seven o'clock was the hour fixed for the marriage: it would be twilight then, and dinner over.

In dry weather, they are now to be watered with lukewarm water softly showered upon them, between sunset and twilight.

We were still one league and a half from the island when the twilight ended and night came on.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twilight, such as: dusk, sunset, afterglow, decline, dimness, and ebb.

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