evening


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Synonyms for evening

Synonyms for evening

the period between afternoon and nighttime

Synonyms for evening

the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

a later concluding time period

the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way

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The conversation did not flag all evening and turned chiefly on the political news.
When everybody rose to go, Helene who had spoken very little all the evening again turned to Boris, asking him in a tone of caressing significant command to come to her on Tuesday.
The words which he had said to Rosa on the evening before and which had so deeply afflicted her, now came back to his mind more vividly than ever, and he asked himself how he could have told his gentle comforter to sacrifice him to his tulip, -- that is to say, to give up seeing him, if need be, -- whereas to him the sight of Rosa had become a condition of life.
This evening none of those little noises broke the silence of the lobby, the clock struck nine, and a quarter; the half-hour, then a quarter to ten, and at last its deep tone announced, not only to the inmates of the fortress, but also to all the inhabitants of Loewestein, that it was ten.
At the end of each ten weeks with the extra capital thus accumulated, he purchased one gentleman's evening from the bargain counter of stingy old Father Time.
This one delectable evening culled from each dull seventy was to Chandler a source of renascent bliss.
One evening, when he was almost well again, Raskolnikov fell asleep.
On the evening of the same day, when the barracks were locked, Raskolnikov lay on his plank bed and thought of her.
Ah, my friends; the evening is it which thus interrogateth in me.
Evening hath come on: forgive me that evening hath come on
Diana Barry, rosy and dimpled, shadowed by the faithful Fred; Jane Andrews, neat and sensible and plain; Ruby Gillis, looking her handsomest and brightest in a cream silk blouse, with red geraniums in her golden hair; Gilbert Blythe and Charlie Sloane, both trying to keep as near the elusive Anne as possible; Carrie Sloane, looking pale and melancholy because, so it was reported, her father would not allow Oliver Kimball to come near the place; Moody Spurgeon MacPherson, whose round face and objectionable ears were as round and objectionable as ever; and Billy Andrews, who sat in a corner all the evening, chuckled when any one spoke to him, and watched Anne Shirley with a grin of pleasure on his broad, freckled countenance.
She enjoyed the evening tremendously, but the end of it rather spoiled all.
Something of distrust lingered about him still; for he would often come, even in the dark evenings, and call in a timid voice outside the door to know if she were safe within; and being answered yes, and bade to enter, would take his station on a low stool at her feet, and sit there patiently until they came to seek, and take him home.
Elton, a young man living alone without liking it, the privilege of exchanging any vacant evening of his own blank solitude for the elegancies and society of Mr.
While I can have my mornings to myself," said she, "it is enough-- I think it is no sacrifice to join occasionally in evening engagements.