full moon

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  • noun

Synonyms for full moon

the time when the Moon is fully illuminated

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Then the light of the full moon began to suffuse his face, until he exploded with: "That was my other dog.
The tide flooded smoothly under the full moon, and Saxon recognized the points they passed--the Transit slip, Sandy Beach, the shipyards, the nail works, Market street wharf.
Might I not find more benefit in the contemplation of that venerable pile with the full moon in the cloudless heaven shining so calmly above it - with that warm yellow lustre peculiar to an August night - and the mistress of my soul within, than in returning to my home, where all comparatively was light, and life, and cheerfulness, and therefore inimical to me in my present frame of mind, - and the more so that its inmates all were more or less imbued with that detestable belief, the very thought of which made my blood boil in my veins - and how could I endure to hear it openly declared, or cautiously insinuated - which was worse?
It was no longer Monsieur Jean Tarzan; it was Tarzan of the Apes that put a savage foot upon the body of his savage kill, and, raising his face to the full moon, lifted his mighty voice in the weird and terrible challenge of his kind--a bull ape had made his kill.
I keep thinking suppose Colin's face should get to look like a full moon.
In the evening, when we retire to our apartments, I shall sit in the place of honour, where I shall assume a grand demeanour and speak little, gazing straight before me, and when my wife, lovely as the full moon, stands humbly in front of my chair I shall pretend not to see her.
It was dark in the room especially where they were sitting on the sofa, but through the big windows the silvery light of the full moon fell on the floor.
The full moon was shining brightly, and the air was crisply cold.
The twilight had fallen and the full moon was shining more and more brightly; but there was a peculiar breathlessness in the air.
It was a dark night, though the full moon rose as I left the enclosed lands, and passed out upon the marshes.
Then the full moon shone out in splendour, and as we stood watching her rays, Infadoos arrived, clad in his war dress, and accompanied by a guard of twenty men to escort us to the dance.
Jeanne's face rose from her apron like a full moon.
Ere tomorrow's full moon rises, and exalt thee as is meet.
Tom drew an hour-glass with a full moon and straw limbs to it and armed the spreading fingers with a portentous fan.
The great mountains, bright with the full moon, seemed impending over us on all sides, as over a deep crevice: one morning, very early, I witnessed the same striking effect.