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  1. dusknoun

    Synonyms:
    sundown, sunset, vespers, smokefall, evenfall

    Antonyms:
    dawn

  2. dusknoun

    to begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk

    Synonyms:
    vespers, smokefall, evenfall, sundown, sunset

    Antonyms:
    dawn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscleverb

    the time of day immediately following sunset

    "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, crepuscle, declension, declination, pin, fall, surrender, gloaming, evenfall, descent, capitulation, decline, declivity, downslope, drop, autumn, dip, tumble, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, nightfall, downfall

  2. duskverb

    become dusk

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dusknoun

    Synonyms:
    twilight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dusknoun

    Synonyms:
    twilight, evening, nightfall

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dusk":

    twilight, nightfall, sunset, sundown, evening, dark

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#1640dark
#2158drop
#2378evening
#3071pin
#4505shadow
#5476sunset
#5615decline
#6341autumn
#6663darkness
#8025shade
#9094dip
#10122twilight
#11564surrender
#11777spill
#13070descent
#17934tumble
#18076dusk
#27947downfall
#28338gloom
#36428obscurity
#38177declination
#38840sundown
#45658blackness
#49878nightfall
#71554vespers
#80167capitulation
#116269downslope
#117527declension
#145906crepuscule
#172856dimness
#185304gloaming
#253199declivity
#327568evenfall
#330484gloominess

How to use dusk in a sentence?

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Look at the magnificence of love, at this heavenly dusk, wind is singing the song of joy, the sun is kissing the ocean. Saying goodbye for the night, promising to wake her up at the dawn of life, with the touch of his warmth and light.

  2. Tonya Winders:

    Pollen count is highest between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m., and again at dusk, so plan your workouts for other times of the day when pollen levels are lower.

  3. William Ja:

    Maybe it's so that they can continue foraging and accumulating nutrients before sleep, or maybe that's a peak time for birds and frogs and other insect eaters to come out, so sleeping at dusk would be especially vulnerable for the flies.

  4. Henry Anatole Grunwald:

    Home is the wallpaper above the bed, the family dinner table, the church bells in the morning, the bruised shins of the playground, the small fears that come with dusk, the streets and squares and monuments and shops that constitute one's first universe.

  5. Jeremy Kiszka:

    This is totally related to the sharks behavior, and sharks preferentially attacked isolated swimmers and surfers, at dusk and dawnespecially at dusk they tend to forage closer to shore.


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