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crepuscule

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noun cre·pus·cule \kri-ˈpəs-(ˌ)kyül\

Definition of crepuscule



Examples of crepuscule

  1. <from the deck of our sloop we watched as the island slowly faded from sight in the golden crepuscule of a beautiful Caribbean day>



Variants of crepuscule

or cre·pus·cle play \-ˈpə-səl\

Origin of crepuscule

Latin crepusculum, from creper dusky


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with crepuscule


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