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twilight
used in Lonesome Dove

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

or:

a condition of decline following successes
  • She was just a shape in the twilight.
    Chapters 62-63 (99% in)
  • The trail led northwest toward the Arkansas, easy to follow even in the twilight.
    Chapters 70-71 (56% in)
  • They got back to Wilbarger a little after sundown, before the plains had begun to lose the long twilight.
    Chapters 72-73 (33% in)
  • The twilight began to deepen into dusk.
    Chapters 74-74 (70% in)
  • When he looked up in the eerie twilight, he seemed to see it, as if somehow the world had turned over and the road that ought to be beneath his feet was now over his head.
    Chapters 89-90 (30% in)
  • The twilight was deepening, the creekbed in shadow, though the upper sky was still light.
    Chapters 93-94 (52% in)
  • He hobbled over the plain through the long afternoon and twilight, finally collapsing sometime in the night.
    Chapters 95-96 (14% in)

There are no more uses of "twilight" in Lonesome Dove.

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