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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  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 WordNet4.5 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. dusknoun

    Synonyms:
    twilight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dusknoun

    Synonyms:
    twilight, evening, nightfall

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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. Aloo Denish Obiero:

    One season's dusk, another season's dawn. Gratitude fills the last page, anticipation pens the first.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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