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used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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the time of day between daylight and darkness (just after sunset or just before sunrise); or the light from the sky at that time


a condition of decline following successes
  • He'd served the Army for nineteen years; he'd fought in two wars; he'd been passed over for promotion to lieutenant colonel, and—at a time when all the good "field grade" officers were in Washington or Vietnam—he'd ended up as a ROTC professor for his twilight tour of duty.
    p. 599.9

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