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 for crepuscule
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crepuscle \Cre*pus"cle\ (kr[-e]*p[u^]s"s'l), Crepuscule
  \Cre*pus"cule\ (kr[-e]*p[u^]s"k[-u]l), n. [L. crepusculum, fr.
     creper dusky, dark: cf. F. cr['e]puscule.]
     Twilight. --Bailey.
     [1913 Webster] Crepuscular

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the
           twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn:
           twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall,
           evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "crepuscule":
     alpenglow, aurora, brown of dusk, brownness, candlelight,
     candlelighting, cocklight, dawnlight, dusk, duskingtide,
     first light, foredawn, gloam, gloaming, glooming, glow, half-light,
     morning twilight, owllight, the small hours, twilight

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