Duskish
Duskish Dusk"ish, a. Somewhat dusky. `` Duskish smoke.'' --Spenser. -- {Dusk"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Dusk"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • duskish — dusk·ish …   English syllables

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  • Duskishly — Duskish Dusk ish, a. Somewhat dusky. Duskish smoke. Spenser. {Dusk ish*ly}, adv. {Dusk ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Duskishness — Duskish Dusk ish, a. Somewhat dusky. Duskish smoke. Spenser. {Dusk ish*ly}, adv. {Dusk ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Subfuscous — Sub*fus cous, a. [L. subfuscus, suffuscus. See {Sub }, and {Fuscous}.] Duskish; dusky; moderately dark; brownish; tawny. Syn: subfusc[1]. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dusk — dusk1 /dusk/, n. 1. the state or period of partial darkness between day and night; the dark part of twilight. 2. partial darkness; shade; gloom: She was barely visible in the dusk of the room. [1615 25; back formation from DUSKY] dusk2 duskish,… …   Universalium

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  • dusk — /dʌsk / (say dusk) noun 1. partial darkness; a state between light and darkness; twilight; shade; gloom. 2. the darker stage of twilight. –adjective 3. dark; tending to darkness. –verb (i) 4. to become dusk; darken. –verb (t) 5. to make dark.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • duskishly — adverb see duskish …   Useful english dictionary

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