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dusky

dusk·y

dusky

pronunciation:
duh ski
part of speech: adjective
inflections: duskier, duskiest
definition 1: dark or rather dark in hue.
a dusky complexion
synonyms:
dark, darkish
similar words:
somber, swarthy
definition 2: having little light; dim.
synonyms:
dim, shadowy
similar words:
cloudy, dark, dull, gloomy, gray, murky, overcast, tenebrous
derivations: duskily (adv.), duskiness (n.)