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Synonyms for dusk
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Wiktionary

  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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dusk":

    twilight, nightfall, sunset, sundown, evening, dark

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How to use dusk in a sentence?

  1. Soledad Ursua:

    You make sure to get home by dusk, there's fights multiple times a day on the Ocean Front Walk... stabbings, shootings are happening weekly. It's just a very dangerous time to be a Venice resident right now.

  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. Chris Fischer:

    Don't go play with the seals in the water at dawn or dusk. Other than that, enjoy life, go swimming. Because if you're worried about a shark interaction, you should be scared to death to get in the car.

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