Glooming
Glooming Gloom"ing, n. [Cf. {Gloaming}.] Twilight (of morning or evening); the gloaming. [1913 Webster]

When the faint glooming in the sky First lightened into day. --Trench. [1913 Webster]

The balmy glooming, crescent-lit. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glooming — glooming; glooming·ly; …   English syllables

  • Glooming — Gloom Gloom, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gloomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glooming}.] 1. To shine or appear obscurely or imperfectly; to glimmer. [1913 Webster] 2. To become dark or dim; to be or appear dismal, gloomy, or sad; to come to the evening twilight …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glooming — adjective depressingly dark the gloomy forest the glooming interior of an old inn gloomful is archaic • Syn: ↑gloomy, ↑gloomful, ↑sulky • Similar to: ↑dark …   Useful english dictionary

  • glooming — gluːm n. darkness, dimness; sadness, depression, melancholy v. act depressed, be gloomy, be sad; become dark, become dim …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gloomingly — glooming·ly …   English syllables

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  • gloomful — adjective depressingly dark the gloomy forest the glooming interior of an old inn gloomful is archaic • Syn: ↑glooming, ↑gloomy, ↑sulky • Similar to: ↑dark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cloak — Cloak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cloaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cloaking}.] To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal. [1913 Webster] Now glooming sadly, so to cloak her matter. Spenser. Syn: See {Palliate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cloaked — Cloak Cloak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cloaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cloaking}.] To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal. [1913 Webster] Now glooming sadly, so to cloak her matter. Spenser. Syn: See {Palliate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cloaking — Cloak Cloak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cloaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cloaking}.] To cover with, or as with, a cloak; hence, to hide or conceal. [1913 Webster] Now glooming sadly, so to cloak her matter. Spenser. Syn: See {Palliate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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