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dawns

noun
plural of dawn

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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dawns

verb
present tense third-person singular of dawn

Synonyms & Antonyms of dawns (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Dawns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dawns. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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