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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley.

2. (a.) Tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown.

3. (a.) Gloomy; sad; melancholy.

4. (a.) Intellectually clouded.

850. auchmeros -- to boast
... to boast. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: auchmeros Phonetic Spelling:
(owkh-may-ros') Short Definition: dingy, dusky, obscure, dark, funereal ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6939. Qidron -- perhaps "dusky," a wadi East of Jer.
... Qidron. 6940 . perhaps "dusky," a wadi East of Jer. ... Word Origin from qadar Definition
perhaps "dusky," a wadi E. of Jer. NASB Word Usage Kidron (11). Kidron. ...
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5399. nesheph -- twilight
... Word Origin from nashaph Definition twilight NASB Word Usage dawn (2), dusky (1),
evening (1), twilight (8). dark, dawning of the day morning, night, twilight. ...
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7838. shachor -- black
... black. Or shachowr {shaw-khore'}; from shachar; properly, dusky, but also (absol.)
Jetty -- black. see HEBREW shachar. 7837, 7838. shachor. 7839 . ...
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6938. Qedar -- perhaps "swarthy," a son of Ishmael, also his desc.
... Kedar. From qadar; dusky (of the skin or the tent); Kedar, a son of Ishmael; also
(collectively) Bedouin (as his descendants or representatives) -- Kedar. ...
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6158. oreb -- a raven
... raven. Or mowreb {o-rabe'}; from arab; a raven (from its dusky hue) -- raven.
see HEBREW arab. 6157, 6158. oreb. 6159 . Strong's Numbers.
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6150. arab -- to become evening, grow dark
... A primitive root (identical with arab through the idea of covering with a texture);
to grow dusky at sundown -- be darkened, (toward) evening. see HEBREW arab. ...
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651. aphel -- gloomy
... gloom (1). very dark. From an unused root meaning to set as the sun; dusky --
very dark. 650, 651. aphel. 652 . Strong's Numbers.
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What is Man?
... the removal of the shade from any part of the earth, the sun immediately shines
bright upon it; whereas if the moon had atmosphere, would appear dim and dusky. ...
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To the Right Honourable the Earl of Lichfield.
... The noblest spirit fighting her hard fate,. In this damp, dusky region, charged
with storms,. ... sallies on my soul,. And puts delusion's dusky train to flight; ...
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Revelation of John.
... And I heard a voice saying to me: The appearance of his face is dusky; [2562] the
hairs of his head are sharp, like darts; his eyebrows like a wild beast's ...
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... pleasing to imagine. From dusky lane and fetid alley to open, bright Canadian
fields is, in the very thought, refreshing. A child ...
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We Give Offence by Proclaiming that There is one God...
... Standing under the statue of ??sculapius, adorning the brazen image of Juno, arraying
the helmet of Minerva with dusky figures, thou never thinkest of ...
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Emancipation --Black and White.
... The highest places in the hierarchy of civilization will assuredly not be within
the reach of our dusky cousins, though it is by no means necessary that they ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/ii emancipationblack and white.htm

The House of Zacharias.
... this loud stunning tide Of human care and crime, With whom the melodies abide Of
the everlasting chime; Who carry music in their heart Through dusky lane and ...
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The First Ministry of the Baptist.
... of the metropolis, familiar with the Temple services, and accustomed to the splendour
of the palace; fishermen from the Lake of Gennesaret, dusky sons of ...
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On Transparency.
... in his chariot read the Prophet Esaias, Philip asked, "Understandest thou what thou
readest?" and all his effort went to make the dusky stranger comprehend. ...
/.../jackson/the message and the man/chapter ii on transparency.htm

In the Sunless Crypt
... identify them or for them to identify her. She lived among them a dusky shadow
among shadows. And because of her fear that Philadelphus ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xviii in the sunless.htm

Dusky (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk;
as, a dusky valley. ... Multi-Version Concordance Dusky (1 Occurrence). ...
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Dusk (21 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately
dark or black; dusky. 2. (n.) Imperfect obscurity ...
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Brown (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of
red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue. ...
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Obscure (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Covered over, shaded, or darkened;
destitute of light; imperfectly illuminated; dusky; dim. ...
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Gloomy (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (superl.) Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through
obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded; as, the cavern was gloomy. ...
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Dim (22 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure
in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished. ...
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Darkish (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Somewhat dark; dusky. Multi-Version Concordance
Darkish (1 Occurrence). Leviticus 13:39 Then the priest ...
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Pale (16 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) Wanting in color; not ruddy; dusky white;
pallid; wan; as, a pale face; a pale red; a pale blue. ...
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Porpoise (14 Occurrences)
... Americana). The color is dusky or blackish above, paler beneath. They are
closely allied to the dolphins, but have a shorter snout. ...
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Shem (17 Occurrences)
... Though generally regarded as meaning "dusky" (compare the Assyr-Babylonian
samu-also Ham-possibly = "black," Japheth, "fair"), it is considered possible that ...
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Dusky (1 Occurrence)

Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to Yahweh your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and, while you look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death, and makes it gross darkness.
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