Crept

Crept

(krpt), imp. & p. p. of Creep.
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Cre*pus"cle

(kr*ps"s'l),

Cre*pus"cule

(kr*ps"kl), } n. [L. crepusculum, fr. creper dusky, dark: cf. F. crpuscule.] Twilight. Bailey.
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Cre*pus"cu*lar

(-k?-l?r),

Cre*pus"cu*lous

(-l?s), } a. [Cf. F. crpusculaire.] 1. Pertaining to twilight; glimmering; hence, imperfectly clear or luminous.
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This semihistorical and crepuscular period.
Sir G. C. Lewis.
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2. (Zol.) Flying in the twilight or evening, or before sunrise; -- said certain birds and insects.
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Others feed only in the twilight, as bats and owls, and are called crepuscular.
Whewell.
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