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Definition 1: naturally having skin of a dark color - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dusky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dark-skinned beauty
  • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
  • a smile on his swarthy face
  • `swart' is archaic

Synonyms for dusky in the sense of this definition

(dusky is similar to ...) marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes

"a brunette beauty"

(dusky is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

Definition 2: lighted by or as if by twilight - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where dusky or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn
  • the twilight glow of the sky
  • a boat on a twilit river

Synonyms for dusky in the sense of this definition

(dusky is similar to ...) 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"

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