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 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.
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.
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.
When Shay and Kai escape by rowboat across a misty, twilit loch, the scene is Druidian in its sense of timelessness.
A gleaming crescent moon silvered the twilit sky while Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, dazzled in the Taurus constellation.
Her overlooked and power-hungry aunt Griselda enacts plans to kill Lyra and discard her body in a twilit no-man's land, while taking magical steps to fool both kingdoms that her own daughter Lucy is Lyra.
Coming into land, we could see a twilit landscape beneath us blanketed in snow, marked out by the dark outlines of evergreen forests and the tiny lights of the few scattered settlements - it was decided this was probably where the elves make their toys.
Opera Aperta (Open Work), 201718, meanwhile, depicts a twilit scene, as though capturing the moment after an environmental disaster.
Blackshaw brought us back to earth with Schubert's late C minor Sonata, controlling its drama atmospherically within the now twilit church, and allowing its cascade of notes to tumble without any display of extroversion.
The twilit space excludes normally perceived reality and becomes the field where an acute sense of grief, as Russell Grigg says of psychic reality, "returns from outside the subject, as emanating from the real" (2008, 10).