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midnight (Also midnights) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to midnight

dawning

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • verb become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    get through; get across; sink in; come home; fall into place; penetrate; dawn; click.
    • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
    • she was penetrated with sorrow

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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evenfall

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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midnight

  • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

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meridiem

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belarusian

  • noun the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
    White Russian; Byelorussian.
  • adjective of or pertaining to Belarus or to the people or culture of Belarus

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abbreviation

  • noun a shortened form of a word or phrase
  • noun shortening something by omitting parts of it

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midnight_sun

  • noun the sun visible at midnight (inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles)

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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polish

  • noun the property of being smooth and shiny
    glossiness; burnish; gloss.
  • noun a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
    culture; cultivation; finish; refinement.
    • they performed with great polish
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose
    • almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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religious

  • noun a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience
  • adjective satellite concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church
    spiritual.
    • religious texts
    • a member of a religious order
    • lords temporal and spiritual
    • spiritual leaders
    • spiritual songs

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closing_time

  • noun the regular time of day when an establishment closes to the public

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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lunch_period

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch
    lunchtime.
    • he observed a regular lunchtime

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nadir

  • noun an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything
    low-water mark.
  • noun the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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twilight

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • noun the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the earth

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late

  • adjective being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time
    • late evening
    • late 18th century
    • a late movie
    • took a late flight
    • had a late breakfast
  • adjective satellite after the expected or usual time; delayed
    tardy; belated.
    • a belated birthday card
    • I'm late for the plane
    • the train is late
    • tardy children are sent to the principal
    • always tardy in making dental appointments

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islamic_calendar

  • noun the lunar calendar used by Muslims; dates from 622 AD (the year of the Hegira); the beginning of the Muslim year retrogresses through the solar year completing the cycle every 32 years
    Moslem calendar; Muhammadan calendar; Mohammedan calendar; Muslim calendar.

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dinnertime

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
    suppertime.

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ambiguity

  • noun an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
  • noun unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
    equivocalness.

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midnightish

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policy

  • noun a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group
    • it was a policy of retribution
    • a politician keeps changing his policies
  • noun a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
    • they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation

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insurance_policy

  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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meridian

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun a town in eastern Mississippi

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digital_clock

  • noun a clock that displays the time of day digitally

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identical

  • adjective satellite exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different
    indistinguishable.
    • rows of identical houses
    • cars identical except for their license plates
    • they wore indistinguishable hats
  • adjective satellite being the exact same one; not any other:
    very; selfsame.
    • this is the identical room we stayed in before
    • the themes of his stories are one and the same
    • saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers
    • on this very spot
    • the very thing he said yesterday
    • the very man I want to see

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time_zone

  • noun any of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used

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północ

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notation

  • noun a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
    notational system.
  • noun a comment or instruction (usually added)
    note; annotation.
    • his notes were appended at the end of the article
    • he added a short notation to the address on the envelope

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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aurora

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

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watchnight

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watch

  • noun a small portable timepiece
    ticker.
  • noun a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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hebrew_calendar

  • noun (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
    Jewish calendar.

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witching

  • noun the use or practice of witchcraft
  • verb cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
    bewitch; hex; glamour; witch; enchant; jinx.

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break

  • noun some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
    interruption.
    • the telephone is an annoying interruption
    • there was a break in the action when a player was hurt
  • noun an unexpected piece of good luck
    good luck; happy chance.
    • he finally got his big break

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lunch

  • noun a midday meal
    luncheon; tiffin; dejeuner.
  • verb take the midday meal
    • At what time are you lunching?

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midnight

  • noun 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    • young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight

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fall

  • noun the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    autumn.
    • in the fall of 1973
  • noun a sudden drop from an upright position
    tumble; spill.
    • he had a nasty spill on the ice

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breakfast_time

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for eating breakfast

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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association

  • noun a formal organization of people or groups of people
    • he joined the Modern Language Association
  • noun the act of consorting with or joining with others
    • you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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feast

  • noun a ceremonial dinner party for many people
    banquet.
  • noun something experienced with great delight
    • a feast for the eyes

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eve

  • noun the day before
    • he always arrives on the eve of her departure
  • noun (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

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sabbath

  • noun a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims

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morning

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon
    morning time; forenoon; morn.
    • I spent the morning running errands
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    good morning.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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civil_time

  • noun the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
    standard time; local time.

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night

  • noun the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
    dark; nighttime.
  • noun a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

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small

  • noun the slender part of the back
  • noun a garment size for a small person

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pumpkin

  • noun a coarse vine widely cultivated for its large pulpy round orange fruit with firm orange skin and numerous seeds; subspecies of Cucurbita pepo include the summer squashes and a few autumn squashes
    Cucurbita pepo; autumn pumpkin; pumpkin vine.
  • noun usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn

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noontide

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; twelve noon; midday; noonday.

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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twelve

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
    12; dozen; XII.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
    12; dozen; xii.

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graveyard_watch

  • noun a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)
    midwatch; middle watch; night watch.

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advent

  • noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    coming.
    • the advent of the computer
  • noun the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

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calendar_day

  • noun a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
    civil day.

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authority

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    potency; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
    • the authorities have issued a curfew

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edition

  • noun the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
  • noun all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time
    • the first edition appeared in 1920
    • it was too late for the morning edition
    • they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

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daylight

  • noun the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
    day; daytime.
    • the dawn turned night into day
    • it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime
  • noun light during the daytime

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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sunup

  • noun the first light of day
    daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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o'clock

  • adverb according to the clock
    • it's three o'clock in Tokyo now

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year

  • noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
    yr; twelvemonth.
    • she is 4 years old
    • in the year 1920
  • noun a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity
    • a school year

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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clock_time

  • noun a reading of a point in time as given by a clock
    time.
    • do you know what time it is?
    • the time is 10 o'clock

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insurance

  • noun promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
  • noun written contract or certificate of insurance
    policy; insurance policy.
    • you should have read the small print on your policy

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sunrise

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

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canonical

  • adjective appearing in a biblical canon
    canonic.
    • a canonical book of the Christian New Testament
  • adjective of or relating to or required by canon law
    canonic.

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high_noon

  • noun the middle of the day
    noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday; noonday.

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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movie

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; film; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location

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noon

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday; noonday.

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footing

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    terms.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; basis.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis

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p.m.

  • adjective satellite after noon
    post meridiem.
  • adverb between noon and midnight
    post meridiem.
    • let's meet at 8 P.M.

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complin

  • noun last of the seven canonical hours just before retiring
    compline.

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witches'_sabbath

  • noun a midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery; in the Middle Ages it was supposed to be a demonic orgy
    sabbat.

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midrats

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correct

  • verb make right or correct
    right; rectify.
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
  • verb make reparations or amends for
    compensate; right; redress.
    • right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

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first_light

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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rush_hour

  • noun the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work

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tierce

  • noun the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    terce.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.

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evensong

  • noun the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays
    vespers.
  • noun (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
    Evening Prayer.

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confusion

  • noun disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    • the army retreated in confusion
  • noun a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    disarray; confusedness; mental confusion; muddiness.
    • a confusion of impressions

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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gloam

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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hours

  • noun a period of time assigned for work
    • they work long hours
  • noun an indefinite period of time
    • they talked for hours

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midwatch

  • noun a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)
    graveyard watch; middle watch; night watch.

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sext

  • noun the fourth of the seven canonical hours; about noon

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nightfall

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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early-morning_hour

  • noun an hour early in the morning

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beginning

  • noun the event consisting of the start of something
    • the beginning of the war
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; start; offset; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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manual

  • noun a small handbook
  • noun (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    manual of arms.

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instant

  • noun a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    wink; blink of an eye; flash; New York minute; twinkling; jiffy; heartbeat; split second; trice.
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  • noun a particular point in time
    moment; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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transition

  • noun the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    passage.
  • noun an event that results in a transformation
    conversion; changeover.

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moment

  • noun a particular point in time
    instant; second; minute.
    • the moment he arrived the party began
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    bit; mo; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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contract

  • noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
  • noun (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
    declaration.

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beauty_sleep

  • noun sleep before midnight

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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length

  • noun the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest dimension of something that is fixed in place
    • the length of the table was 5 feet
  • noun continuance in time
    duration.
    • the ceremony was of short duration
    • he complained about the length of time required

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prayer

  • noun the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
    supplication.
    • the priest sank to his knees in prayer
  • noun reverent petition to a deity
    orison; petition.

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a.m.

  • adjective satellite before noon
    ante meridiem.
  • adverb before noon
    ante meridiem.
    • let's meet at 11 A.M.

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stand

  • noun a support or foundation
    pedestal; base.
    • the base of the lamp
  • noun the position where a thing or person stands

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consequence

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    effect; result; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
    aftermath.

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ante_meridiem

  • adjective satellite before noon
    a.m..
  • adverb before noon
    A.M..
    • let's meet at 11 A.M.

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postmidnight

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first

  • noun the first or highest in an ordering or series
    number one.
    • He wanted to be the first
  • noun the first element in a countable series
    number 1; number one.
    • the first of the month

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break_of_day

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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daybreak

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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gloaming

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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phase

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    stage.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    form.
    • the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system

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happy_hour

  • noun the time of day when a bar sells alcoholic drinks at a reduced price

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ante

  • noun (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
  • verb place one's stake

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northern_hemisphere

  • noun the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator

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range

  • noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
    ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
    • a piano has a greater range than the human voice
    • the ambit of municipal legislation
    • within the compass of this article
    • within the scope of an investigation
    • outside the reach of the law
    • in the political orbit of a world power
  • noun the limits within which something can be effective
    reach.
    • range of motion
    • he was beyond the reach of their fire

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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post_meridiem

  • adjective satellite after noon
    p.m..
  • adverb between noon and midnight
    P.M..
    • let's meet at 8 P.M.

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twelve_noon

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; noontide; midday; noonday.

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start

  • noun the beginning of anything
    • it was off to a good start
  • noun the time at which something is supposed to begin
    outset; get-go; showtime; starting time; kickoff; offset; beginning; commencement; first.
    • they got an early start
    • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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midday

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; twelve noon; noontide; noonday.

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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graveyard

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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delayed

  • adjective satellite not as far along as normal in development
  • verb cause to be slowed down or delayed
    delay; hold up; detain.
    • Traffic was delayed by the bad weather
    • she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform

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lights-out

  • noun a prescribed bedtime
  • noun (military) signal to turn the lights out
    taps.

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solar

  • adjective relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun
    • solar eclipse
    • solar energy

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late-night_hour

  • noun the latter part of night

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thirtieth

  • noun position 30 in a countable series of things
  • adjective satellite coming next after the twenty-ninth in position
    30th.

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terce

  • noun the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    tierce.

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vespers

  • noun the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays
    evensong.
  • noun a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
    Hesperus; evening star; Vesper.

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none

  • noun a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
  • noun a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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new_year

  • noun the calendar year just begun

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hour

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; 60 minutes.
    • the job will take more than an hour
  • noun clock time
    time of day.
    • the hour is getting late

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wee

  • noun a short time
    • bide a wee
  • verb eliminate urine
    wee-wee; spend a penny; piddle; micturate; pee-pee; make; pass water; make water; relieve oneself; take a leak; pee; urinate; puddle; piss.
    • Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug

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mi

  • noun destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    myocardial infarction; myocardial infarct.
  • noun a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    naut mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile; mile; nautical mile.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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dayspring

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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closing

  • noun the act of closing something
    shutting.
  • noun the last section of a communication
    close; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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noonday

  • noun the middle of the day
    high noon; noon; twelve noon; noontide; midday.

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display

  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    show.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested
  • noun something shown to the public
    exhibit; showing.
    • the museum had many exhibits of oriental art

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mealtime

  • noun the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten

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crepuscle

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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december

The twelfth and last month of the year, containing thirty-one days. During this month occurs the winter solstice.

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modern

  • noun a contemporary person
  • noun a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
    Bodoni font; modern font; Bodoni.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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break_of_the_day

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; first light; dayspring; dawn; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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morning_prayer

  • noun the first canonical hour; at daybreak
    matins.

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sundown

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sunset.

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lunchtime

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch
    lunch period.
    • he observed a regular lunchtime

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hebrew

An appellative of Abraham or of one of his descendants, esp. in the line of Jacob; an Israelite; a Jew.
There came one that had escaped and told Abram the Hebrew. Gen. xiv. 13.

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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breakfast

  • noun the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
  • verb eat an early morning meal
    • We breakfast at seven

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shift

  • noun an event in which something is displaced without rotation
    displacement.
  • noun a qualitative change
    transformation; transmutation.

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dawn

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; cockcrow; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning
  • noun the earliest period
    morning.
    • the dawn of civilization
    • the morning of the world

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small_hours

  • noun the hours just after midnight

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mydnyght

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mid

  • adjective satellite used in combination to denote the middle
    • midmorning
    • midsummer
    • in mid-1958
    • a mid-June wedding

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opposite

  • noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
    opposite word; antonym.
    • to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
  • noun a relation of direct opposition
    contrary; reverse.
    • we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

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digital

  • adjective displaying numbers rather than scale positions
    • digital clock
    • digital readout
  • adjective relating to or performed with the fingers
    • digital examination

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iso

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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cockcrow

  • noun the first light of day
    sunup; daybreak; break of day; dawning; aurora; morning; break of the day; first light; dayspring; dawn; sunrise.
    • we got up before dawn
    • they talked until morning

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oil

  • noun a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
  • noun oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
    oil color; oil colour.

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nones

  • noun the fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.
  • noun a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
    none.

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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dusk

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight; crepuscule.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night
  • verb become dusk

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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compline

  • noun last of the seven canonical hours just before retiring
    complin.

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islamic

  • adjective of or relating to or supporting Islamism
    Muslim; Moslem.
    • Islamic art

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canonical_hour

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer

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time_of_day

  • noun clock time
    hour.
    • the hour is getting late

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zero_hour

  • noun the time set for the start of an action or operation

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successive

  • adjective satellite in regular succession without gaps
    consecutive; serial; sequential; sequent.
    • serial concerts

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date

  • noun the specified day of the month
    day of the month.
    • what is the date today?
  • noun a participant in a date
    escort.
    • his date never stopped talking

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60_minutes

  • noun a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
    hr; hour.
    • the job will take more than an hour

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early

  • adjective at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
    • early morning
    • an early warning
    • early diagnosis
    • an early death
    • took early retirement
    • an early spring
    • early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties
  • adjective being or occurring at an early stage of development
    • in an early stage
    • early forms of life
    • early man
    • an early computer

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mesonoxian

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suppertime

  • noun the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
    dinnertime.

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matins

  • noun the first canonical hour; at daybreak
    morning prayer.

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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crepuscule

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset
    crepuscle; dusk; fall; gloaming; gloam; evenfall; nightfall; twilight.
    • he loved the twilight
    • they finished before the fall of night

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timekeeping

  • noun the act or process of determining the time

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graveyard_shift

  • noun the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    night shift.
  • noun workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
    night shift.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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sunset

  • noun the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    sundown.
  • noun atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun

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sun

  • noun the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
    • the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system
    • the Earth revolves around the Sun
  • noun the rays of the sun
    sunshine; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind

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geographic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of geography
    geographical.
  • adjective determined by geography
    geographical.
    • the north and south geographic poles

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section

  • noun a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    subdivision.
    • he always turns first to the business section
    • the history of this work is discussed in the next section
  • noun a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue

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