Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The first appearance of light in the morning; daybreak; dawn.
- n. First advent or appearance; beginning.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the first light of day; dawn.
- n. the first light of day
- An alteration of dawing, under the influence of Scandinavian cognates (compare Swedish, Danish dagning). (Wiktionary)
““He sent us away,” Montyr said in dawning understanding.”
“When he hiked his shoulders, her face lit with an expression of dawning realization.”
“But Margie and Gillam looked at the stranger with her medical bag in dawning panic.”
“The day of the fat lady was long in dawning, but at last her freedom and her fashionableness have arrived.”
“He stood gazing at it a good while – a new expression dawning in his eyes.”
“As I passed in my swift circle about the great ball plunging along its planetary paths, many mighty and glorious visions of the coming and passing of light were revealed to me; but none more fair than this with that radiance of youth, whose vast, sweet nature-shadow and simulacrum the dawning is ....”
“He stood gazing at it a good while, a new expression dawning in his eyes.”
“Stroszek, is this name-calling the dawning of the Obamacult's understanding of civility and not marginalizing anybody in a democracy?”
“She turned her head slightly, a curious expression dawning on her beautiful face.”
“At our inauguration last year we said our country was at that time in its life which could be described as the dawning of the dawn - mahube a naka tsa kgomo.”
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synonyms of revelation or even catalysts leading revelation (moments of clarity).. whatever they may be (preferably nouns)
also experiences that are possible paths to enlightenment (v...
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