Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling night or some aspect of it; dark, tenebrous.

Etymologies

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night +‎ -like

Examples

  • Gradually I saw the nightlike shadows flee away, and with the dawn came signs of heavy weather.

    Across China on Foot

  • Then she lowered her eyelids again, shutting all mysteriousness out of the situation except for the sobering memory of that glance, nightlike in the sunshine, expressively still in the brutal unrest of the street.

    Chance

  • Then she lowered her eyelids again, shutting all mysteriousness out of the situation except for the sobering memory of that glance, nightlike in the sunshine, expressively still in the brutal unrest of the street.

    Chance A Tale in Two Parts

  • In thoughts sublime that pierce the nightlike stars,

    India, Its Life and Thought

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