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cre·pus·cule(krĭ-pŭs′kyo͞ol) also cre·pus·cle (-pŭs′əl)
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin crepusculum, from creper, dark.]
crepuscle(ˈkrɛpəsəl; krɪˈpʌsəl) or
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|Noun||1.||crepuscle - the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"|
even, evening, eventide, eve - the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
night - a shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night"