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Synonyms for dusk
dʌsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle(verb)

    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. dusk(verb)

    become dusk

Wiktionary

  1. dusk(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sundown, sunset, vespers, smokefall, evenfall

    Antonyms:
    dawn

  2. dusk(noun)

    to begin to lose light or whiteness; to grow dusk

    Synonyms:
    vespers, smokefall, evenfall, sundown, sunset

    Antonyms:
    dawn

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dusk(n.)

    Synonyms:
    twilight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dusk(n)

    Synonyms:
    twilight, evening, nightfall

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    twilight, nightfall, sunset, sundown, evening, dark

How to pronounce dusk?

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Veena
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How to say dusk in sign language?

  1. dusk

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How to use dusk in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Hood (1799-1845), in the poem called No!:

    No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!

  2. Dr. Barnes Mawrie:

    2.“Life is like a traffic jam. You’ve got to be patient and wait on till an opportunity comes for you to drive ahead”. 3.“Life is like an onion, the deeper you peel into it the more tears it brings to your eyes”. 4.“Never wait for the best time to do good because good can be done best any time”. 5.“Think creatively, plan minutely and act resolutely and success is sure to come your way”. 6.“All intelligent persons are not successful but all successful people are intelligent”. 7.“Winners are those who act on their dreams but losers are those who dream of their acts”. 8.“Learning to accept defeat is the first step towards victory”. 9.“People who complain about their life are like beggars sitting on a heap of gold”. 10.“Theology is the study of God but not all theologians discover God”. 11. “One who discerns God’s will is treading on the path of salvation”. 12.“Environmental pollution is the most deadly sin because it springs from lack of concern and absence of love for the other”. 13.“Do not be afraid of enemies who criticize you but beware of friends who secretly despise you”. 14.“The difference between a pessimist and an optimist is that the former sees the dusk while the latter sees the dawn”. 15.“Religious fanaticism is the religion of the most irreligious and Godless people”. 16.“He who says only my religion is good, is putting a fence around God’s goodness and is guilty of God manipulation”. 17.“Too much religiosity is bad for the soul as too much food is bad for the body. Religious excessiveness is the breeding ground of fanaticism”. 18.“A religion that does not teach love of neighbour is either a bad religion or no religion at all”. 19.“A community is not an addition of number but a multiplication of love”. 20.“The three most important components of an ideal community are: the head to think and plan, the heart to forgive and love and the hands to serve and care”. 21.“Peace is a rare commodity which can be bought only through love”. 22.“Personal freedom is not a privilege to be misused but a responsibility to be carried out”. 23.“True love starts with perception and ends in compassion”. 24.“A good ship is tested in stormy weather so too true friendship is tested in difficult times”. 25.“Every tree cut down is oxygen lost and life endangered”. 26.“Wars are the darkest spots in human history and the height of human folly”. 27.“There is no greater fool than the one who does not know himself”. 28.“There is no greater folly than the failure to grab opportunities in life”. 29.“An education that does not form the heart leads to deviation of character”. 30.“Education that does not open the mind and heart of a person is a self defeating endeavour”. 31.“Education begins in the womb and ends in the tomb”.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    You can love a person for walking the same roads as you every dusk or dawn. You can love a person a lot by teaching him to love people, thus himself. You can love someone like no one has ever loved or will ever love them, but you can’t ask anyone to love you.

  4. 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.

  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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