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- 1. dusky, twilight(prenominal), twilit, dark (vs. light)
- usage: lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
- 2. dark-skinned, dusky, swart, swarthy, brunet (vs. blond), brunette
- usage: naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic"
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