twilight

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to twilight; shadowy; dim.

Part of speech: noun

The faint light diffused over the sky after sunset or before sunrise.

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Usage examples "twilight":

  1. They were living in a twilight between the sensible and the intellectual world, and saw no way of connecting them. - "Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates", Plato.
  2. We held it as long as it was light, and when twilight fell and no reinforcements came, we considered it useless to remain there. - "In the Shadow of Death", P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald.
  3. From out the group of Green Valley folks, now dim in the May twilight, a voice spoke. - "Green Valley", Katharine Reynolds.