Overtaken+by+night

  • 1 night|ed — «NY tihd», adjective. Archaic. 1. made dark as night: »nighted colour (Shakespeare). 2. overtaken by night; benighted: »Upon the nighted pilgrim s way (Scott) …

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  • 2 Twelfth Night — 1. the evening before Twelfth Day, formerly observed with various festivities. 2. the evening of Twelfth Day itself. 3. (italics) a comedy (1602) by Shakespeare. [bef. 900; ME; OE] * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare in full  Twelfth Night; or, What You… …

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  • 3 be|night´ed|ness — be|night|ed «bih NY tihd», adjective. 1. not knowing right from wrong; ignorant; unenlightened. 2. overtaken by darkness. –be|night´ed|ly, adverb. –be|night´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 4 be|night´ed|ly — be|night|ed «bih NY tihd», adjective. 1. not knowing right from wrong; ignorant; unenlightened. 2. overtaken by darkness. –be|night´ed|ly, adverb. –be|night´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 5 be|night|ed — «bih NY tihd», adjective. 1. not knowing right from wrong; ignorant; unenlightened. 2. overtaken by darkness. –be|night´ed|ly, adverb. –be|night´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 6 belated — a. 1. Delayed, retarded, hindered, made late. 2. Overtaken by night, out late in the night, overtaken by darkness, caught in or by the dark …

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  • 7 Nighted — Night ed, a. 1. Darkness; clouded. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Overtaken by night; belated. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Belated — Be*lat ed, a. Delayed beyond the usual time; too late; overtaken by night; benighted. Some belated peasant. Milton. {Be*lat ed*ness}, n. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Belatedness — Belated Be*lat ed, a. Delayed beyond the usual time; too late; overtaken by night; benighted. Some belated peasant. Milton. {Be*lat ed*ness}, n. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 darkened — adj. overtaken by night or darkness. Syn: nighted. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 11 Community and Parish of Saint George Thebarton, Adelaide, South Australia — The exterior of the Church The Greek Orthodox Church of St. George is a church in the suburb of Mile End, in the South Australian capital of Adelaide. It is under the auspices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and spiritual direction …

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  • 12 nighted — adjective a) Darkness; clouded b) Overtaken by night; belated …

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  • 13 benighted — adjective a) plunged into darkness And lonely as it is, that loneliness b) overtaken by night Will be more lonely ere it will be less …

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  • 14 belated — 1610s, overtaken by night, pp. adj. from belate to make late, detain, from BE (Cf. be ) + LATE (Cf. late). Sense of coming past due, behind date is from 1660s. Related: Belatedly …

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  • 15 benighted — a. 1. Overtaken by night, belated, out in the dark. 2. Involved in darkness, profoundly ignorant, sunk in ignorance, unenlightened …

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  • 16 benighted —   a. overtaken by night; ignorant …

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  • 17 nighted — adjective overtaken by night or darkness (Freq. 1) benighted (or nighted) travelers hurrying toward home • Syn: ↑benighted • Similar to: ↑unpunctual …

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  • 19 Nat Turner: Confession (1831) — ▪ Primary Source       Nat Turner led the best known of all Southern slave revolts, which occurred on August 21, 1831, and climaxed a three year period of unrest among the slaves during which time Turner had been successful in convincing his… …

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  • 20 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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