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Adj. and v., on the model of sunshine (as in sunshine law)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
sun +"Ž set. In Gower's Confessio Amantis, before 1393.
After sunset the wind had dropped.
With the sunset came a chilled breeze.
She sat on the bed and watched the sunset through the window.
I used to start them in the open land also, where they had come out of the woods at sunset to "bud" the wild apple trees.
At sunset, too, after a warm day, if the air is still, the cooling of the earth by radiation cools the lower layers, and sound carries excellently over a level surface.
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