dusk

  • 1 dusk — dusk; dusk·i·ly; dusk·i·ness; dusk·ish; dusk·ly; dusk·ness; dusk·ish·ly; dusk·ish·ness; …

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  • 3 Dusk — Dusk, a. [OE. dusc, dosc, deosc; cf. dial. Sw. duska to drizzle, dusk a slight shower. ???.] Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky. [1913 Webster] A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Dusk — Dusk, n. 1. Imperfect obscurity; a middle degree between light and darkness; twilight; as, the dusk of the evening. [1913 Webster] 2. A darkish color. [1913 Webster] Whose duck set off the whiteness of the skin. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Dusk — Dusk, v. t. To make dusk. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] After the sun is up, that shadow which dusketh the light of the moon must needs be under the earth. Holland. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Dusk — Dusk, v. i. To grow dusk. [R.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 dusk — [dʌsk] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: dox] the time before it gets dark when the sky is becoming less bright = ↑twilight →↑dawn at dusk ▪ The street lights go on at dusk …

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  • 8 dusk|y — «DUHS kee», adjective, dusk|i|er, dusk|i|est. 1. somewhat dark; dark colored: »Dusky woman, who are you? (Walt Whitman) …

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  • 9 dusk — [ dʌsk ] noun uncount the period of time at the end of the day just before it becomes dark: The park closes at dusk …

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  • 10 dusk — sb., en, e, ene; en dusk græs …

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  • 11 dusk — [dusk] adj. [ME, by metathesis < OE dox, dark colored: for IE base see DUN1] Old Poet. dark in color; dusky; shadowy n. 1. the time of evening when it is beginning to get dark; dim part of twilight 2. gloom; dusky quality vt., vi. to make or… …

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  • 12 dusk|en — «DUHS kuhn», transitive verb, intransitive verb. to make or become dusk …

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  • 13 dusk — index obscure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 dusk — c.1200, dosk obscure, to become dark, perhaps from O.E. dox dark haired, dark from the absence of light (cognate with Swed. duska be misty, L. fuscus dark, Skt. dhusarah dust colored; also Cf. O.E. dosan chestnut brown, O.H.G. tusin pale yellow ) …

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  • 15 dusk — [n] early evening dark, dimday, dimmet, eventide, gloaming, gloom, night, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight; concept 810 Ant. dawn …

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  • 16 dusk — ► NOUN ▪ the darker stage of twilight. ORIGIN Old English, «dark, swarthy» …

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  • 17 dusk|i|ly — «DUHS kuh lee», adverb. in a dusky manner; with partial darkness …

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  • 18 Dusk — Nightfall redirects here. For other uses, see Nightfall (disambiguation). For other uses, see Dusk (disambiguation). Not to be confused with sunset. Dusk is the end of evening twilight Dusk is the beginning of darkness in the evening, and occurs… …

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  • 19 dusk — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ gathering DUSK + VERB ▪ approach, fall, settle, settle in (AmE) ▪ Dusk was falling as we drove home …

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  • 20 dusk — [[t]dʌ̱sk[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Dusk is the time just before night when the daylight has almost gone but when it is not completely dark. We arrived home at dusk. 2) N UNCOUNT: also the N The dusk is the dull, shadowy light there is at dusk.… …

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