from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
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- adjective Tenebrous.
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- adjective Alternative form of
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- adjective dark and gloomy
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Ayla woke often during the night, and her eyes were open as the first morning glow crept in through the smoke hole and sent its faint illuminating fingers into the tenebrious crannies to disperse the dark and bring the hidden shapes out of the concealing shadows.
Creed, divided it into an upper and an under, or nether world, which they connected by a sinuous and tenebrious passage.
No life-problem need remain unsolved with their bright spears to drive the tenebrious mists before them.
Inside he gazed through a long vista under a roof lost in tenebrious shadow.
The proof of this is found in the stone-floor, where his foot-marks are impressed, and still show the direction of his march: they also teach us the important fact, that the feet of his tenebrious majesty are very like those of a large dog, and do not, as is generally supposed, resemble those of a horse.
All this therefore passes before him with a tenebrious glimmer; like lightning faintly penetrating to a man behind a thick black curtain.
And this is, in truth, the consideration the most consolatory in looking back to that tenebrious period in which popery was slowly retiring, with a protracted exertion of all the craft and strength of an able and veteran tyrant contending to the last for prolonged dominion.