nightside

[ nahyt-sahyd ]
/ ˈnaɪtˌsaɪd /

noun

Journalism. the night shift of a newspaper.
Astronomy. the dark side of a planet or moon.

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DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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decorum
Compare dayside.

Origin of nightside

1840–50 for an earlier sense; night + side1
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Example sentences from the Web for nightside

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