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  • 101twilight — n 1. dusk, crepuscule, Literary. gloaming; late afternoon, Inf. shank of the evening, evening, Brit. Dial. cockshut, eventide, evenfall, eve, Archaic. even, Archaic. evensong, Archaic. vesper, sundown, sunset, moonrise, day s end, decline of day …

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  • 102rayless — /ˈreɪləs/ (say rayluhs) adjective 1. without rays. 2. unilluminated, dark, or gloomy. {ray1 + less} …

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  • 103terminator — /ˈtɜməneɪtə/ (say termuhnaytuh) noun 1. someone or something that terminates. 2. Astronomy the dividing line between the illuminated and the unilluminated part of a heavenly body, especially the moon …

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  • 104dim — [adj1] darkish blah, bleary, blurred, caliginous, cloudy, dark, dingy, dreary, dull, dusk, dusky, faded, faint, flat, fuzzy, gloomy, gray, ill defined, indistinct, lackluster, lightless, mat, monotone, monotonous, murky, muted, obscured, opaque,… …

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  • 105dusky — [adj] dark hued; murky adusk, bistered, bleak, brunette, caliginous, cheerless, cloudy, crepuscular, dark, dark complexioned, darkish, desolate, dim, dismal, dull, funereal, gloomy, joyless, lightless, obscure, overcast, sable, shadowy, shady,… …

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  • 106gloomy — [adj1] dark, black bleak, caliginous, cheerless, clouded, cloudy, crepuscular, desolate, dim, dismal, dreary, dull, dusky, forlorn, funereal, lightless, murky, obscure, overcast, overclouded, sepulchral, shadowy, somber, tenebrous, unilluminated …

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  • 107obscure — [adj1] not easily understood abstruse, ambiguous, arcane, clear as mud*, complicated, concealed, confusing, cryptic, dark, deep, dim, doubtful, enigmatic, enigmatical, esoteric, far out, hazy, hidden, illegible, illogical, impenetrable,… …

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  • 108tenebrous — [adj] dark, ominous ambiguous, amphibological, caliginous, dim, dingy, dusk, dusky, equivocal, gloomy, lightless, murky, obscure, shadowy, shady, somber, sunless, uncertain, unclear, unexplicit, unilluminated, unintelligible, unlit, vague;… …

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  • 109Terminator —    The dividing line between the unilluminated and illuminated portion of a planet s or moon s disk …

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  • 110darkness — noun 1. absence of light or illumination (Freq. 20) • Syn: ↑dark • Ant: ↑light (for: ↑dark) • Derivationally related forms: ↑dark …

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  • 111earthshine — n. Astron. 1 the unilluminated portion of a crescent moon shining faintly because of sunlight reflected from the earth on to the moon. 2 illumination on the moon s surface caused by this …

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  • 112night|side — «NYT SYD», noun. 1. the side of a planet, moon, or other heavenly body, that faces away from the sun and is thus in darkness: »Temperatures on the nightside of the planet [Mars] were very low, dropping down to ―85° F (J. E. Tesar). 2. Figurative …

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  • 113spot|light — «SPOT LYT», noun, verb, light|ed or lit, light|ing. –n. 1. a) a spot or circle of bright light thrown upon a particular person or object, leaving the rest of the stage more or less unilluminated. b) a lamp that gives such a light: »a spotlight in …

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