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  • v. Present participle of dusk.


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  • This standard is in truth always problematical and variable; yet they cannot hope to find a more certain one among their rivals, who at all times are adroitly depreciating their brothers, and "dusking" their lustre.

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  • I love the artist's devotion to detail in the dusking background sky, this sets a deeper mood.

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  • Overview: It is the dusking of the Age of Aquarius.

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  • And thereafter, when it was speeding on, and the twilight dusking apace, she looked aback, and seemed to see the far-off woodland in the northern ort, and the oak-clad ridge, where she had met her wood-mother; and then it was as if Habundia were saying to her: Meet again we shall.

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  • And now the sky was dusking over; darkness would soon fall.

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  • Down in the dusking town, Mae Rose-Cottage, still lying in clover, listening to the nannygoats chew, draws circles of lipstick round her nipples.

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  • The water was thickly shadowed between its banks, and the woods were becoming a solid black mass athwart a dusking sky.


  • As his aircar hummed over great dusking waters, Lord Markus Hauksberg saw the east blaze with sky luminosity, multi-colored moving curtains where fireworks exploded meteoric.

    Ensign Flandry

  • Before we reached the big house we should have to pass that of the principal overseer of the estate, and though the sky was already dusking, and it would be dark before we arrived, there were many chances that we might be seen by the buccaneers or others as we came within the bounds, and being in our officers 'habiliments we should be marked and the alarm given.

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  • When the sun is dusking over and the March snow pelts the land.

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