This crepuscular conflict requires a new vocabulary and a familiarity with a new type of history.
crepuscular, kre-pus′kū-lar, adj. of or pertaining to twilight—also Crepus′culous.
It is blended twilight of intellect and sensation; it is the crepuscular of thought.
It is a weird, mysterious spot, like some crepuscular nook of paradise solely illumined by the gleaming stars of two tapers.
Some species of foxes, however, are twilight prowlers, and one or two of the fennecs are also crepuscular.
These crepuscular chambers at Vincigliata are a mystery and a challenge; they seem the mere propounding of an answerless riddle.
When my eyes unclosed the chamber of the moonstone walls was filled with a silvery, crepuscular light.
The time was 4 A. M., and consequently was not due to any crepuscular light.
There is little need to dwell upon these crepuscular stirrings of popular Latin poetry in the earlier Middle Ages.
Standing in the crepuscular light of the corner, her marvellous beauty shone out with the vivid richness of some rare painting.
appearing or active at twilight
figurative use from 1660s; literal use from 1755, from Latin crepusculum "twilight, dusk," from creper "dusky," of unknown origin. Especially of evening twilight.