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1. dusky

adjective. naturally having skin of a dark color.

Synonyms

  • brunette
  • dark-skinned
  • swarthy
  • brunet

Antonyms

  • white
  • day
  • cheerful
  • good-natured

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2. dusky-footed_woodrat

noun. host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California.

Synonyms

  • pack rat
  • packrat
  • Neotoma fuscipes
  • bushytail woodrat
  • Neotoma cinerea
  • genus Neotoma
  • Neotoma

3. dusky-coloured

adjective. having a dark color.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • dusky-colored
  • colored
  • dark-colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

4. dusky-colored

adjective. having a dark color.

Synonyms

  • coloured
  • colored
  • dark-colored
  • dusky-coloured
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

5. dusky-footed_wood_rat

noun. a wood rat with dusky feet.

Synonyms

  • wood-rat

6. dusky

adjective. lighted by or as if by twilight.

Synonyms

  • dark
  • twilight

Antonyms

  • good
  • comprehensible
  • enlightenment

Example sentences of the word dusky


1. Verb, base form
Measuring an average of just 5 inches, not including their tails, lesser rice field rats have wooly fur ranging in color from dark to dusky brown, depending on the exact area in which they live.

2. Adjective
A bed outfitted with a purple quilt and gray linens blends seamlessly into a painting above the bed featuring various shades of dusky blue.

3. Noun, singular or mass
While this may not be as much of an issue in bright sunlight, it can be become more problematic in dusky, low-light situations and at night.

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