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nocturnal
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
active during the night; or relating to night
  • Winsett did not invite people to his house; but he had once pointed it out to Archer in the course of a nocturnal stroll, and the latter had asked himself, with a little shiver, if the humanities were so meanly housed in other capitals.
    Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • As it was—and especially after the object of her nocturnal visit to Mrs. Manson Mingott had become known—her cynicism was held to exceed his; and she had not the excuse—nor her detractors the satisfaction—of pleading that she was "a foreigner."
    Chapter 28 (24% in)
  • Archer had the nocturnal perspective of Fifth Avenue almost to himself.
    Chapter 31 (34% in)

There are no more uses of "nocturnal" in The Age of Innocence.

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