Dusky

Dusk"y

(?), a. 1. Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley.
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Through dusky lane and wrangling mart.
Keble.
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2. Tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown. Bacon.
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When Jove in dusky clouds involves the sky.
Dryden.
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The figure of that first ancestor invested by family tradition with a dim and dusky grandeur.
Hawthorne.
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3. Gloomy; sad; melancholy.
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This dusky scene of horror, this melancholy prospect.
Bentley.
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4. Intellectually clouded.
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Though dusky wits dare scorn astrology.
Sir P. Sidney.
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