English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dusky

Dusky :
donker
- donker
 

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Adjective(1) lighted by or as if by twilight(2) naturally having skin of a dark color

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(1) I have a dusky conure, and she is that parakeet's twin.(2) Its paints are quite chalky, which gives a softness that means you could venture into greens or dusky reds without making the hallway feel dark.(3) Dead muscle is dusky in colour, shows little tendency to bleed, and does not contract to forceps pressure.(4) The light was becoming dusky so I decided that sidelights were probably the way to go.(5) An analysis of extrapair paternity in the dusky warbler, Phylloscopus fuscatus, revealed that females choose copulation partners on the basis of the quality but not of the quantity of song.(6) Researchers have identified what could be signature whistles in other dolphin species, including spotted, white-sided, and dusky dolphins.(7) Toulouse is known as La Ville Rouge (the red city) because of the dusky red hue of most buildings in the city centre; very pretty it is too.(8) The lesions are bright to dusky red and reach up to 1.5 cm.(9) They were concerned about her dusky complexion and how that would affect her prospects in landing a good catch in the marriage market.(10) It was just getting dark as we walked along the riverside to the Taj and the dusky light falling over the Ouse added to the romance of the outing.(11) They go to watch sperm whales spout and dive or to swim with pods of dusky dolphins.(12) The sun dips around 1am, there's a dusky twilight and then light again at 3am.(13) The chipped off-white of the wall behind her stood out starkly against her unusual dusky complexion and tan-and-green attire.(14) Organic tones predominate - pond greens and dusky browns mixed with occasional violets and reds.(15) We are standing in a spacious kitchen painted a dusky pink colour that, were it a lipstick or nail varnish, would be called Plum Beautiful or Berry Sorbet.(16) It's all dusky reds and yellows, shag-headed battle royales, exploding tanks, and getting up the next day to relive it on the playground.
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Adjective
1. shadowy ::
skaduwee
2. dark-skinned ::
donker velkleur
3. swarthy ::
donker
4. twilight ::
skemer
Antonyms
1. bright ::
helder
2. brilliant ::
briljant
3. light ::
lig
4. lucid ::
helder
5. luminous ::
lig
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