Dusky in a sentence as an adjective

This means I have followed many cars in hard rain on dark/dusky days and you can't see them up ahead.

Maybe unrelated, but reminds be Alexander Block[1]: Night, streets, the lantern, the drugstore, The meaningless and dusky light.

One of her projects was a monotype, and mine included a cloud background, but I couldn't get the colors right: a dusky yellow cloud background.

O singers, resinous and soft your songs Above the sacred whisper of the pines, Give virgin lips to cornfield concubines, Bring dreams of Christ to dusky cane-lipped throngs.

It was dusky evening, the clock knobs pointing at the two numbers before midnight all the while a tiny light serendipitously blinking in the distance.

Iran is irrelevant to the issue, but 'patriots' don't distinguish between varieties of dusky foreigner.

For most of the smaller species of dolphins, only a few of the larger sharks, such as the bull shark, dusky shark, tiger shark and great white shark, are a potential risk, especially for calves.

We cannot rule out the possibility tyat at every income level stupid people with pale faces are more likely to self-identify as black while smart people with dusky skin are more likely to self-identify as white.

I understand that there is great variability in Japanese ethnic skin tone, but it seems like the majority of Japanese have a dusky skin tone while the majority of anime characters have a very pale skin tone.

Dusky definitions


lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"

See also: twilit


naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic"

See also: dark-skinned swart swarthy