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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 notable phenomenon or period of time
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“Any progress made since the dawn of civilization has been dazzlingly swift, measured in terms of man's total existence on earth.”
Noun
The time in the evening when the sun disappears or daylight fades
Verb
To begin, arrive, or to come into existence
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“There would be a day when that cycle would be broken, and a new age would dawn.”
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To become apparent in someone's mind
“It will dawn on her that she will have to fix the photocopier herself.”
Verb
To brighten, especially with the morning sun
“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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To originate or stem (from)
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Verb
To be understood or to register in someone's mind
Adjective
Pertaining to the evening or twilight hours
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