twilit


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twi•lit

(ˈtwaɪˌlɪt)

adj.
lighted by or as if by twilight.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.twilit - lighted by or as if by twilighttwilit - 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"
dark - devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"
Translations

twilit

[ˈtwaɪlɪt] ADJ in the twilit woodsen el bosque con luz crepuscular
in some twilit area of the minden alguna zona crepuscular de la mente

twilit

[ˈtwaɪˌlɪt] adj
a. (sky) → crepuscolare; (place) → tetro/a
b. (fig) (shadowy) → nebuloso/a
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The priest alone remained below, leaning against the wall, with his back to the whole theatre of events, and looking wistfully across to the park palings and the twinkling, twilit trees.
The girls walked silently down the red, twilit road.
There was something indescribably alluring in that fire, glowing so redly against the dark background of forest and twilit hill.
It showed substantially the same serried interior; the hall had grown darker, though it was still struck here and there with the last crimson shafts of sunset, and one or two of the headless machines had been moved from their places for this or that purpose, and stood here and there about the twilit place.
The hunters carry spears to kill (not poles to carry) their prey; the ladders are on the roof of the burning chimney (not on the church) and there is another rough-hewn ladder in lower right foreground; the sledge is on the ice (not in the twilit street) in the lower right.
As the slow movement ended she seemed to weave golden tracery against the woodwind's twilit chords.
They waxed poetic about misty mountains, raspberry-hued sunrises and twilit baseball games.
The writings of Paul Celan have, after all, been a lifelong inspiration (phrases from Celan's poems float across Kiefer's twilit mythosphere)--but then so too have ancient myth, alchemy, the philosophy of Ernst Bloch, and the Holocaust.
A bronze deer freezes mid-leap out front, and rainy twilit parking lines give off geometric glow.
Arkanar is "a twilit, ignorant country, mired in a bloody quagmire of avarice and conspiracy.
Their latest bout was squared in a twilit Sharjah in astonishing circumstances, but in the six months since, little brother has become a world champion, surprised England on their turf, and was surprised by South Africa on home turf.
Scott's "distancing" translations of Anne Hebert, Simon argues, accentuated through literalism the twilit mystical qualities of her lyrics, utterly alien from his own mandarin style, thus widening the gulf between the cultures.