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Another word for dusky

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Adjective
  1. Deficient in brightness

    See also:

    light

  2. Somewhat black

    See also:

    colors

  3. Of a complexion tending toward brown or black

    See also:

    colors

Another word for dusky

Modifier
  1. Shadowy

    See also:

    dull

    dark

  2. Dark-colored

Synonym Study

  • Swarthy and tawny both refer only to color, swarthy suggesting a dark brown verging on black a swarthy complexion and tawny, a yellowish brown or tan tawny hair See also syn. study at dark.
  • Dusky suggests a darkness of color or an absence of light, verging on blackness dusky twilight or, in reference to complexion, a shadowy quality