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Origin of dusk1
Words nearby dusk
Definition for dusk (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of dusk2
OTHER WORDS FROM duskduskish, adjective
How to use dusk in a sentence
She grew more restless around dusk, knowing it was dawn back home, and that her WeChat messages could light up any minute with bad news.Their Uyghur relatives are imprisoned in China. From Virginia, they plead for help.|Meagan Flynn|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
From midmorning to dusk people cluster around the fire pits outside the lodge, eating, drinking and laughing.Skiing West Virginia’s ‘Canadian Valley’ in a banner season|John Briley|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
The civil dusk of an old year and era merges and moves through night into the civil dawn of a new one.
At dusk Thursday, the Lincoln Memorial was alive with a steady hum of joggers, tourists and locals seeking a place of quiet reflection.The fortress around downtown D.C. is being dismantled. But heightened security may remain.|Emily Davies, Michael Brice-Saddler, Peter Hermann|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Hovering in the dusk of competency, Antara’s mother still manages to live alone, but increasingly she wanders, forgets where she is and what she’s doing.‘Burnt Sugar,’ a challenging Booker Prize finalist, is hard to take, but harder to shake off|Ron Charles|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
If Blake is to make his escape at dusk, what time does the sun set?Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Around them, Kansas City glowed in the midsummer dusk; ahead of them glimmered the future.
With dusk approaching, the massive crowd marched north on Florissant.
As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The town center was still clear of Ukrainian security forces at dusk.Eastern Ukraine Explodes, Russian Invasion Grows More Likely|Jamie Dettmer|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The handkerchief glimmered on the counter, more white than anything else in that grey dusk.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
"I shall like it," answered Hugh, glad that his face should be hidden by the dusk, in these moments of waiting.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
His chin, thrust slightly forward in a manner almost aggressive, showed the dusk of close-shaven hair.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
And she thanked Heaven that in the dusk and in the shadow where she stood he could but ill make out her face.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The revelation was made soon after tea, when she sidled close up to him as they paced slowly along the sea-front in the dusk.The Empty House And Other Ghost Stories|Algernon Blackwood