gloam


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gloam

 (glōm)
n. Archaic
Twilight; gloaming.

[Back-formation from gloaming.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gloam - the time of day immediately following sunsetgloam - 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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