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twilight

twi·light

twilight

 
 
pronunciation:
twaI laIt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the soft faint illumination of the sky when the sun is below the horizon before sunrise and esp. after sunset.
antonyms:
daybreak
similar words:
dawn, sunset
definition 2: the period of time in which the sky is illuminated in this way.
synonyms:
dusk, evenfall, gloaming
antonyms:
dawn
similar words:
eve, evening, eventide, nightfall, sundown, sunset
definition 3: a time or condition that marks the end or decline of something.
the twilight of a successful career
synonyms:
evening
antonyms:
dawn
similar words:
decline, ebb
definition 4: a soft or dim light.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or characteristic of twilight.
synonyms:
evening
similar words:
dim, dusky, faint, obscure, shadowy
definition 2: occurring or appearing during twilight.
a twilight baseball gametwilight birds
synonyms:
evening
definition 3: near the end of something.
the twilight years of her life
synonyms:
fading
similar words:
declining, ebbing, final, last
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