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Synonyms for twilight
ˈtwaɪˌlaɪttwi·light

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Wiktionary

  1. twilightnoun

    Synonyms:
    dusk, end, nightfall, sundown, gloaming, eventide, evening

  2. twilightnoun

    Pertaining to or resembling twilight

    O’er the twilight groves and dusky caves. —Alexander Pope.

    Synonyms:
    nightfall, sundown, end, eventide, evening, gloaming, dusk

  3. twilightnoun

    The time when this light is visible; the period between daylight and darkness.

    It was twilight by the time I got back home.

    Synonyms:
    nightfall, sundown, end, dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming

  4. twilightnoun

    Any faint light through which something is seen; an in-between or fading condition.

    The twilight of probability. —John Locke.

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, dusk, end, eventide, nightfall, sundown, evening

Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, dusk, tumble, crepuscule, free fall, spill, nightfall, downfall

    Antonyms:
    light

  2. twilightnoun

    the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

    Synonyms:
    fall, crepuscle, gloaming, dusk, nightfall, evenfall, gloam, crepuscule

    Antonyms:
    light

  3. twilightadjective

    a condition of decline following successes

    "in the twilight of the empire"

    Synonyms:
    fall, crepuscle, gloaming, dusk, nightfall, evenfall, gloam, crepuscule

    Antonyms:
    light

  4. dusky, twilight(a), twilitadjective

    lighted by or as if by twilight

    "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"

    Antonyms:
    light

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twilightnoun

    Synonyms:
    crepuscular light

  2. twilightnoun

    Synonyms:
    dim light, faint light

  3. twilightadjective

    Synonyms:
    obscure, dim, shaded

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twilightnoun

    Synonyms:
    dusk, evening

    Associated words:
    crepuscular, crepusculous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "twilight":

    dusk, sunset, nightfall, sundown, shuguang

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How to use twilight in a sentence?

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Many have cried a thousand nights of bitter anguish without tears. And the tormented betrayal soars at twilight.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In a twilight garden, when a brown nightingale starts singing, what is left to a blonde chicken is to remain silent.

  3. Theodore Roosevelt:

    Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

  4. Evil Rarity:

    Rarity: Or, should I say that I’ve ever imagined! Spike: Oh yeah we should definitely go by- (loud gasp) Twilight Sparkle: Spike! Never ever ever take another book at the castle with out asking! Spike: What? Just being honest, it’s what good friends do. (Twilight growls)

  5. Brett Kavanaugh:

    No, and we're dealing with an anonymous letter about an anonymous person and an anonymous friend, it's ridiculous. Total Twilight Zone. And no, I've never done anything like that.

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