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twilight
n. the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth
dusk, twilight
n. a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"
twilight
n. a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight of the empire"
crepuscle, evenfall, crepuscule, fall, nightfall, gloam, gloaming, dusk, twilight
n. the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
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twilight, twilit, dusky
adj. lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
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darkness, dark
n. absence of light or illumination
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Stygian, Acherontic, Acheronian
adj. dark and dismal as of the rivers Acheron and Styx in Hades; "in the depths of an Acheronian forest"; "upon those roseate lips a Stygian hue"-Wordsworth
aphotic
adj. lacking light; especially not reached by sunlight; "the aphotic depths of the sea where no photosynthesis occurs"
pitch-dark, pitch-black, black
adj. extremely dark; "a black moonless night"; "through the pitch-black woods"; "it was pitch-dark in the cellar"
darkling
adj. (poetic) occurring in the dark or night; "a darkling journey"
Cimmerian
adj. intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness; "the Cimmerian gloom...a darkness that could be felt"-Norman Douglas
dim, dimmed
adj. made dim or less bright; "the dimmed houselights brought a hush of anticipation"; "dimmed headlights"; "we like dimmed lights when we have dinner"
gloomful, glooming, sulky, gloomy
adj. depressingly dark; "the gloomy forest"; "the glooming interior of an old inn"; "`gloomful' is archaic"
unilluminated, unlit, unlighted, lightless
adj. without illumination; "came up the lightless stairs"; "the unilluminated side of Mars"; "through dark unlighted (or unlit) streets"
tenebrious, tenebrific, tenebrous
adj. dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"
darkened
adj. become or made dark by lack of light; "a darkened house"; "the darkened theater"
umbrageous, shadowy, shadowed, shady
adj. filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
subfusc
adj. devoid of brightness or appeal; "a subfusc mining town"; "dark subfusc clothing"
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break of the day, break of day, first light, cockcrow, sunup, sunrise, dayspring, daybreak, aurora, morning, dawning, dawn
n. the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
light
adj. characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
tripping, lightsome, light
adj. moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step"
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