twilit
adjective Etymology: twilight + lit Date: 1869 lighted by or as if by twilight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • twilit — (also twilighted) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ dimly illuminated by or as if by twilight …   English terms dictionary

  • twilit — [twī′lit] adj. full of or bathed in the softly diffused light of twilight …   English World dictionary

  • twilit — /twuy lit /, adj. lighted by or as by twilight: a twilit cathedral. [1865 70; TWI(LIGHT) + LIT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • twilit — adjective /ˈtwaɪlɪt/ Illuminated by or as if by twilight. He was like someone lying in twilit, formless, preëxistence<! [sic] , and stretching out his hands lovingly towards many coloured, many sounding life …   Wiktionary

  • twilit — adjective literary lit by twilight: the twilit gray of the sea …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • twilit — twi|lit [ˈtwaılıt] adj literary lit by twilight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • twilit — twi|lit [ twaı,lıt ] adjective LITERARY lit only by TWILIGHT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • twilit — (also twilighted) adjective dimly illuminated by or as if by twilight …   English new terms dictionary

  • twilit — twi·lit …   English syllables

  • twilit — UK [ˈtwaɪlɪt] / US [ˈtwaɪˌlɪt] adjective literary lit only by twilight …   English dictionary

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