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The beginning of evening; twilight.


archaic early evening; dusk


(ˈi vənˌfɔl)

the beginning of evening.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evenfall - the time of day immediately following sunsetevenfall - 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"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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Soon as he landed at the evenfall on Sep 6, after bringing down a Hunter as a leader of the onslaught which got intercepted on the way to Adampur, he addressed the fighter pilots of No.33 Wing where the patterns of his intonation attested as he swore vengeance of Rafiqui and Yunus's blood.
I took my little harp in hand I wandered up and down the land And up and down a many years But howsoever far I'd roam I couldna find the smiles or tears Of home And every quiet evenfall I'd hear a call, Like creatures crying in their pain, "Come whome again!
Cameron Grant, who had been the primary rehearsal pianist for Wheeldon's Evenfall, which was slated to go on next, wondered what was going to happen.