twilight


twilight
twilight NOUN 1) the soft glowing light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon. 2) a period or state of obscurity or gradual decline: the twilight of his career.
ORIGIN from an Old English base meaning «two» (probably here used in sense 'half-' ) + LIGHT(Cf. ↑lightness).

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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