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    dusky

    dusky - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dusky

    Definition
    (adj) lighted by or as if by twilight
    Synonyms : twilight , twilit
    Example Sentence
    • The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn
    • the twilight glow of the sky
    • a boat on a twilit river
    Definition
    (adj) naturally having skin of a dark color
    Synonyms : dark-skinned , swart , swarthy
    Example Sentence
    • a dark-skinned beauty
    • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
    • a smile on his swarthy face
    • `swart' is archaic
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