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Word of the Day 01/28/21 Gloaming

Gloaming (noun)
gloaming [ gloh-ming ]


noun
1. twilight; dusk.

WORDS RELATED TO GLOAMING
even, decline, duskiness, dusk, eve, dark, eventide, sunset, sundown, nightfall, close, twilight, black, dim

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Origin: before 1000; Middle English gloming, Old English glōmung, derivative of glōm twilight

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOAMING
But that great-come-and-get-it day-is still shimmering in the mists of the gloaming.
ERICA JONG DEFENDS FEMINIST REVOLUTION|ERICA JONG|MARCH 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST

To his left, in the gloaming, was a man staring straight at the crowd like a secret serviceman looking for assassins.
THE MAN WHO WON'T APOLOGIZE|NICHOLAS WAPSHOTT|OCTOBER 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST

There is a long view up and down the valley, still and quiet in the gloaming.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEES|EDWIN ASA DIX

Outside in the gloaming, Betty Ives and her young lover walked slowly backwards and forwards under the orchard trees.
TALES FROM MANY SOURCES|VARIOUS

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