- From Middle French crepuscule, from Latin crepusculum. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin crepusculum, from creper, dark. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Along the way, Sheinkin has fun lobbing insanely difficult and obscure words (such as crepuscule, phylactery and elangues) into her young contestants 'laps like live grenades.”
“Fresh off Broadway ... six quirky students come face-to-face with all their insecurities and puberty while under pressure to spell words like "crepuscule" correctly.”
“On winter dusks, robin ticks and wren flourishes made a percussive crepuscule for the settling wood.”
“I try to avoid abstract words, or poetical words, you know, like crepuscule, for example.”
“Certainly, it would make her life far more attractive in the crepuscule of life, but that is not to be.”
“Mouston and I had gone for a ramble in the park -- it's gorgeous there in the _crepuscule_ -- and we were quite close to the Hermitage.”
“An undulating vapor of molten metal seemed pouring down on the roofs of the town; and in the descending crepuscule yellow and violet rays flashed through a trembling and iridescent glow.”
“But really,' asked Jimbo, 'it's only -- _crepuscule, comme ca, _ isn't it?”
“The elder man turned to the window, and through the grey curtain of crepuscule recognised the rakish topsail schooner that had excited”
“Medjé" in the growing crepuscule I feel in perfect sympathy with my audience.”
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we are all just passing through.
(boundaries, portals and liminal spaces/times)
A cycle we should know by name
Words which, when spoken, suggest something other than their real meaning.
You'd never guess the meaning looking at the word
List of most of the words I've learned
some of my favourite words, when I think of them.
Words gathered while reading Pale Fire.
words that sound like they mean something much different than they are.
Words that I like.
Many may be lexicographically impotent due to a lack of citations and definition. Hopefully I'll be able to rectify this eventually.
Words that don't seem to fit their definitions.
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