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In the raw attempt to apply the perfected institutions of Anglo-Saxon civilization to the descendants of the dusky races which inhabited Mexico before the discovery of America by Columbus, the Mexican statesmen of 1824 put the principles of democratic government to a terrible ordeal.

Dimly lit, as at dusk (evening)

I like it when it is dusky, just before the street lights come on.

A dusky dolphin
A shade of color that is rather dark

The dusky rose was of a muted color, not clashing with any of the other colors.

A dusky shark
{a} inclining to darkness, heavy
Tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown
Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley
{s} dark, dim
Gloomy; sad; melancholy
Dusky means rather dark. He was walking down the road one dusky Friday evening
naturally having skin of a dark color; "a dark-skinned beauty"; "gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks"; "a smile on his swarthy face"; "`swart' is archaic"
A dusky colour is soft rather than bright. dusky pink carpet. dark or not very bright in colour
Intellectually clouded
lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
Dusky dolphin
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) The Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a highly gregarious and acrobatic dolphin found in coastal waters in the Southern Hemisphere. It was first identified by John Edward Gray in 1828. It is very closely genetically related to the Pacific White-sided Dolphin, but current scientific consensus is that they are distinct species
dusky salamander
common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or grayish-black
dusky shark
relatively slender blue-gray shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
dusky-footed woodrat
host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California
{a} darkly, cloudily, dimly
{n} slight obscurity
comparative of dusky
superlative of dusky
In a dusky manner
{i} dimness, shadowiness, darkness
The state of being dusky
The quality of being dusky