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twilight

twi·light

twilight

 
 
pronunciation:
twaI laIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the faint light in the sky when the sun is below the horizon before sunrise and after sunset.
She could not see who I was in the twilight.
antonyms:
daybreak
similar words:
dawn, sunset
definition 2: the period of time in which the sky is illuminated in this way.
They planned to set up camp before twilight, but the hike took longer than they expected.
synonyms:
dusk
antonyms:
dawn
similar words:
eve, evening, nightfall, sunset
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