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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To begin to grow light in the morning.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : Dawn broke over the valley. ,the dawn of civilization
  • Verb (used without object) : The day dawned with a cloudless sky. ,The idea dawned on him
  • He faced her suddenly, and a new expression dawned in his eyes, as if he were only just awakening to the fact that she was beautiful.
  • A soft expression dawned in the young man's eyes as they sought the dim corner. for more
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