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  • adj. Alternative form of crepuscular.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to twilight; glimmering; imperfectly clear or luminous.


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  • When the golden orb sinks below the horizon, a brief crepusculous light succeeds; then darkness, sudden as though a curtain of crape were dropped over the earth.

    The Death Shot A Story Retold

  • "Yes, my countrymen, a dawn begins to open upon us; the crepusculous rays of returning republicanism are fast extending over the darkness of our political horizon, and before their brightness, those myrmidons shall slink away to the abode of the demons who have generated them, in the hollow caves of darkness."

    Diary in America, Series Two


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