Word + Quiz: crepuscular

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Word + Quiz: crepuscular

: like twilight; dim

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The word crepuscular has appeared in 12 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on June 13 in “‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture” by A.O. Scott:

… This is an end-of-the-world party with an appealing guest list and inviting, eccentric décor. Bill Murray is, if not the official host, then the master of ceremonies, as wry and craggy as you’d want him to be. Eszter Balint is here, and Rosie Perez, too. Also Tom Waits. The consumption of human flesh just keeps it interesting, and the crepuscular light — shot by the ghoulishly gifted cinematographer Frederick Elmes — gives it a bewitching, Halloween ambience.

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