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twilight

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of twilight

  1. 1 a time or place of little or no light stumbled around the twilight of the shuttered room, unable to see where she was going Synonyms of twilight black, blackness, candlelight, darkness, dusk, gloaming, gloom, murk, night, semidarkness, shade, shadows, dark, umbraWords Related to twilight midnight; blackout, brownout, dimout; shadiness, umbrage; dullness (also dulness), somberness; cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness; dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness; half-lightNear Antonyms of twilight moonlight, starlight, sunlight; effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine; incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousnessAntonyms of twilight blaze, brightness, brilliance, day, daylight, glare, glow, light, lightness

  2. 2 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness watched as twilight descended and the woods fell silent Synonyms of twilight crepuscule (or crepuscle), eve, evenfall, evening, eventide, gloaming, night, nightfall, sundown, sunset, duskWords Related to twilight dark, darkness, nighttimeNear Antonyms of twilight day, daytime, light; forenoonAntonyms of twilight aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, daylight, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup



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