I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

2. RELATIVE TIME; Time with reference to succession

Evening. [Midnight]

[Antonyms: morning.]

[Nouns] evening, eve; decline of day, fall of day, close of day; candlelight, candlelighting; eventide, nightfall, curfew, dusk, twilight, eleventh hour; sunset, sundown; going down of the sun, cockshut, dewy eve, gloaming, bedtime.

afternoon, postmeridian, p.m.

autumn; fall, fall of the leaf; autumnal equinox; Indian summer, St. Luke's summer, St. Martin's summer.

midnight; dead of night, witching hour, witching hour of night, witching time of night, middle of th night; winter; killing time.

[Adjectives] vespertine, autumal, nocturnal.

[Phrases] "midnight, the outpost of advancing day" [Longfellow]; "sable-vested Night" [Milton]; "this gorgeous arch with golden worlds inlay'd" [Young].

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