dusk

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dusk

[dəsk]
(astronomy)
That part of either morning or evening twilight between complete darkness and civil twilight.
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The fear I felt was no rational fear, but a panic terror not only of the Martians, but of the dusk and stillness all about me.
The door of the little house opened, and a warm glow of firelight flickered out into the dusk. Gilbert lifted Anne from the buggy and led her into the garden, through the little gate between the ruddy-tipped firs, up the trim, red path to the sandstone step.
In the dusk this place was shadowy, and the view was hampered by the clustering trunks.
You said you could stop while dusk!' cried the provoking old woman, and Mr.
They lingered in the old garden until twilight, sweet as dusk in Eden must have been, crept over it.
His eyes shone brightly out of the dusk under the trees.
Had it been an hour later, nothing could have saved the ship, for no eye could have made out in the dusk that pale piece of ice swept over by the white-crested waves.