adjective, dusk·i·er, dusk·i·est.
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He sometimes paints depictions of mountains, sunlight and even humans atop the dusky, ravaged surfaces.In the galleries: Personal and political perspectives on the past|Mark Jenkins|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
The role of gravy was played by a dusky curry sweetened with onions and carrots.Shibuya Eatery lives up to its name, bringing Tokyo street food to Adams Morgan|Tom Sietsema|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
The palette was gentle and pretty, focusing on rose pinks, lavenders, dusky mauve, mint, faun and pale lemon.
Unless by dusky hordes, you mean Wall Street banksters and well-tanned pols such as Speaker John Boehner.Paul Krugman’s Nasty and Inane Attack on ‘Libertarian Populism’|Nick Gillespie|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Lawrence mingled with the crowd, and as he read he felt a bulky envelope thrust in his hand and caught a glimpse of a dusky arm.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Once more she peered into the glass, shook out her skirts, then sought a door in a far and dusky corner.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It had come on to rain, and the raw dampness mingled itself with the dusky uproar of the Strand.Confidence|Henry James
When Tom Brown awoke, late in the day, he found Mafuta sitting at his feet with a broad grin on his dusky countenance.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
His banks were teeming with happy dusky figures and the smiling irrigated land was bright with fertility.