I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession

Morning. [Noon]

[Antonyms: evening.]

[Nouns] morning, morn, forenoon, a.m., prime, dawn, daybreak; dayspring, foreday, sunup; peep of day, break of day; aurora; first blush of the morning, first flush of the morning, prime of the morning; twilight, crepuscule, sunrise; cockcrow, cockcrowing; the small hours, the wee hours of the morning.

spring; vernal equinox, first point of Aries.

noon; midday, noonday; noontide, merodoam, prime; nooning, noontime.

summer, midsummer, dog days.

[Adjectives] matin, matutinal; vernal.

[Adverbs] at sunrise; with the sun, with the lark, "when the morning dawns".

[Phrases] "at shut of evening flowers" [Paradise Lost]; entre chien et loup; "flames in the forehead of the morning sky" [Milton]; "the breezy call of incense-breathing morn" [Gray].

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