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dawn

noun

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1 the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
  • we stayed up talking until dawn

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dawn

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dawn (Entry 2 of 2)

to come into existence
  • a smile dawned on his face as he got the joke

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The first known use of dawn was in the 15th century

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“Dawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dawn. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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