semidarkness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n semidarkness partial darkness
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Usage

In literature:

The Mahars can see quite well in semidarkness.
"At the Earth's Core" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The men rapidly picked out their horses in the semidarkness, tightened their saddle girths, and formed companies.
"War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy
That dream always ends by my standing there in the semidarkness talking to an empty house.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
This gallery was in semidarkness.
"Maurice Guest" by Henry Handel Richardson
There the utter silence and the semidarkness quickly convinced them that they were on the wrong track.
"With Links of Steel" by Nicholas Carter
Isabel Penny returned to the drawing room, and moved about, her flowered silk at once gay and obscure in the semidarkness.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
The squatter saw her first; but in the semidarkness did not recognize her.
"From the Valley of the Missing" by Grace Miller White
Into the semidarkness of the room where she was came her husband.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
The voice in the semidarkness beside him was soft, kindly.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
They let most of the candles in the dungeon go out, leaving the great stone chamber in semidarkness.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
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In news:

Throughout the Capitol, semidarkness at noon.
Throughout the Capitol, semidarkness at noon.
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