adjective, dusk·i·er, dusk·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM duskydusk·i·ly, adverbdusk·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for dusky
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
The sail of the Nighean Donn flapped, a dusky wing in the darkness.The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)|Fiona Macleod
The intangible sky was coming nearer and its dusky blue of the night was deepening.The Guns of Europe|Joseph A. Altsheler
I sniffed at the dusky screen of leaves, but had my sniffing for my trouble, as nothing moved there.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers
I can only relate, then, that the image left upon my mind was one of jewels and dusky peach-like loveliness.Tales of Secret Egypt|Sax Rohmer
I have told some incidents of her life in my Old Narragansett, so will no longer keep her dusky presence here.Stage-coach and Tavern Days|Alice Morse Earle