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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Gloaming \Gloam"ing\, n. [See Gloom.]
1. Twilight; dusk; the fall of the evening. [Scot. & North of
Eng., and in poetry.] --Hogg.
2. Sullenness; melancholy. [Obs.] --J. Still.
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 :
39 Moby Thesaurus words for "gloaming":
bad light, brown of dusk, brownness, candlelight, candlelighting,
cocklight, crepuscule, darkishness, darksomeness, deadness, dim,
dim light, dimness, dimpsy, drabness, dullness, dusk, duskiness,
duskingtide, duskness, eventide, flatness, gloam, glooming,
half-light, lack of sparkle, lackluster, lifelessness,
lusterlessness, mat, mat finish, murk, murkiness, nightfall,
owllight, partial darkness, semidark, somberness, twilight
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