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Noun
The first appearance of light in the sky before sunrise
“The dawn was rising, all pinks and yellows spilling out on the trees, setting what snow remained ablaze in a curtain of white.”
Noun
The beginning of a phenomenon or period of time, especially one considered favourable
“From the dawn of human civilization, super-powers have had to do all sorts of dirty things.”
Verb
Come into existence
“Clarinbridge have been there or thereabouts now for the past number of years and their day must surely dawn soon.”
Verb
To begin to brighten with daylight
“It will dawn on her that she will have to fix the photocopier herself.”
Verb
To begin to brighten with daylight
“On a day such as this, one might have hoped that the day would dawn bright and early, bringing sunshine and crisp, cold, blue skies.”
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