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gloaming

noun

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1 a time or place of little or no light
  • lovers would often retreat to the gloaming of the park's many secluded recesses to steal a kiss

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2 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness
  • with the gloaming came the familiar call of the whip-poor-will

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The first known use of gloaming was before the 12th century

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“Gloaming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gloaming. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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