a later period of one's life <now in the evening of their lives, the married couple are ready to hand the family business over to the next generation> Related Words sunset
, golden years
, middle age
the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness <in the evening a reddish glow often appears on the mountaintops> Synonyms crepuscule
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