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Synonyms of 'sunset'

(noun) 
Definition
the time at which the sun sets
The dance ends at sunset.
Synonyms
nightfall
We started work at dawn and stopped at nightfall.
,
dusk
We arrived home at dusk.
,
sundown
,
eventide
,
gloaming (Scottish, poetic)
,
close of (the) day

related words

related adjective acronychalacronycalacronical (US)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of dusk
Definition
the time just before nightfall when it is almost dark
We arrived home at dusk.
Synonyms
evo (Australian, slang),
sundown,
eventide,
gloaming (Scottish, poetic)
in the sense of gloaming
Definition
twilight
Synonyms
half-light,
eventide (archaic)

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