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  • verb Present participle of dusk.


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  • This standard is in truth always problematical and variable; yet they cannot hope to find a more certain one among their rivals, who at all times are adroitly depreciating their brothers, and "dusking" their lustre.

    Literary Character of Men of Genius Drawn from Their Own Feelings and Confessions Isaac Disraeli 1807

  • Overview: It is the dusking of the Age of Aquarius.

    The Boomer Blog: February 2009 Archives 2009

  • Overview: It is the dusking of the Age of Aquarius.

    FH Boom Daily Digest - Feb. 2, 2009 (The Boomer Blog) 2009

  • I love the artist's devotion to detail in the dusking background sky, this sets a deeper mood.

    Conan Fan Art! Reis O'Brien 2008

  • Overview: It is the dusking of the Age of Aquarius.

    The Boomer Blog: FH BOOM DAILY DIGEST Archives 2006

  • And thereafter, when it was speeding on, and the twilight dusking apace, she looked aback, and seemed to see the far-off woodland in the northern ort, and the oak-clad ridge, where she had met her wood-mother; and then it was as if Habundia were saying to her: Meet again we shall.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles 2007

  • Down in the dusking town, Mae Rose-Cottage, still lying in clover, listening to the nannygoats chew, draws circles of lipstick round her nipples.

    lazarus Diary Entry lazarus 2003

  • And now the sky was dusking over; darkness would soon fall.

    New Grub Street 2003

  • The water was thickly shadowed between its banks, and the woods were becoming a solid black mass athwart a dusking sky.

    Explorations ANDERSON, Poul 1981

  • As his aircar hummed over great dusking waters, Lord Markus Hauksberg saw the east blaze with sky luminosity, multi-colored moving curtains where fireworks exploded meteoric.

    Ensign Flandry Anderson, Poul, 1926- 1966


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