crepuscular

adj: resembling twilight.

or: birds, insects, or animals active at twilight.

Crepuscular_ray_sunset_at_Pearl_Harbor

 

This is a word that doesn’t sound like what it means. Crepuscular sounds faintly menacing or like a medical condition.

Forget the definition, in a 10 minute free-write respond to what this word evokes, and discover the foundation for a speculative fiction story.

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