|hämärä englanniksi||blurry fi, twilight fi, crepuscular fi, head fi, shadowy fi, vague fi, faint fi, gloomy fi, blurred fi, dense fi, obscure fi, elusive fi, gloaming fi|
: If I take off my glasses, everything close up looks blurry.
: It would seem that the line between flirting and sexual harrassment has become quite blurry.
: ux|en|I could just make out her face in the twilight.
: ux|en|It was twilight by the time I got back home.
*: At twilight in the summer there is never anybody to fear—man, woman, or cat—in the chambers and at that hour the mice come out. They do not eat parchment or foolscap or red tape, but they eat the luncheon crumbs.
*: The twilight of probability.
: O’er the twilight groves and dusky caves. —w|Alexander Pope.
*: Thats why cats are crepuscular — most active at dawn and dusk — because mice and rats forage for food during these hours when fewer of their natural enemies are around.
: ux|en|Be careful when you pet that dog on the head; it may bite.
: ux|en|The company is looking for people with good heads for business.
: ux|en|He has no head for heights.
: ux|en|This song keeps going through my head.
*: he took them seriously, too, just as seriously as he took the ‘head’ that followed after drink.
: ux|en|a laced head; a head of hair
: ux|en|Admission is three dollars a head.
: ux|en|200 head of cattle and 50 head of horses
: ux|en|12 head of big cattle and 14 head of branded calves
: ux|en|at five years of age this head of cattle is worth perhaps $40
: ux|en|a reduction in the assessment per head of sheep
: ux|en|they shot 20 head of quail
: ux|en|we have a heavy head of deer this year; planting the hedges increased the head of quail and doves
: ux|en|What does it say at the head of the page?
: ux|en|During meetings, the supervisor usually sits at the head of the table.
: ux|en|Hit the nail on the head!
: ux|en|The head of the compass needle is pointing due north.
: ux|en|Tap the head of the drum for this roll.
: ux|en|The heads of your tape player need to be cleaned.
: ux|en|Pour me a fresh beer; this one has no head.
: ux|en|The king sat at the head of the table.
*: an army of fourscore thousand troops, with the duke Marlborough at the head of them
: ux|en|Id like to speak to the head of the department.
: ux|en|Police arrested the head of the gang in a raid last night.
: ux|en|I was called into the heads office to discuss my behaviour.
: ux|en|Only true heads know this.
: ux|en|The expedition followed the river all the way to the head.
: ux|en|Give me a head of lettuce.
: ux|en|Ive got to go to the head.
: ux|en|We are having a difficult time making head against this wind.
: ux|en|We will consider performance issues under the head of future improvements.
: ux|en|These isses are going to come to a head today.
*: Ere foul sin, gathering head, shall break into corruption.
*: The indisposition which has long hung upon me, is at last grown to such a head, that it must quickly make an end of me or of itself.
: ux|en|Let the engine build up a good head of steam.
: ux|en|She gave great head.
*: Then I saw the more advanced narcotic addicts, who shot unbelievable doses of powerful heroin in the main line – the vein of their arms; the hysien users; chloroform sniffers, who belonged to the riff-raff element of the dope chippeys, who mingled freely with others of their kind; canned heat stiffs, paragoric hounds, laudanum fiends, and last but not least, the veronal heads.
*: The hutch now looks like a “Turkish bath,” and the heads have their arms around one another, passing the pipe and snapping their fingers as they sing Smokey Robinsons “Tracks of My Tears” into the night.
*: My lord, my lord, the French have gathered head.
: rfquotek|Jonathan Swift
: ux|en|the head cook
: ux|en|head sea; head wind
: Who heads the board of trustees?
: to head an army, an expedition, or a riot
: We are going to head up North for our holiday. We will [[head off]] tomorrow. Next holiday we will head out West, or head to Chicago. Right now I need to head into town to do some shopping.
: Im fed up working for a boss. Im going to head out on my own, [[set up]] my own business.
: How does the ship head?
: The salmon are first headed and then scaled.
*: A broad river, that heads in the great Blue Ridge.
: This kind of cabbage heads early.
: to head a nail
: to head trees
: to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship
: to head a cask
: He sat in a shadowy corner.
: He was a shadowy man who rarely spoke.
*: Throughout the first week of his presidency, Dulles and Bissell continued to brief Kennedy on their strategy for Cuba, but the men were vague and their meetings offered little in the way of hard facts.
: ux|en|a vague term of abuse
: ux|en|only a vague notion of what’s needed; a vague hint of a thickening waistline; I haven’t the vaguest idea.
: ux|en|a vague longing
*: to set upon the vague villains
*: She danced along with vague, regardless eyes.
*: The gray vague of unsympathizing sea.
*: [The soul] doth vague and wander.
: "Faint heart neer won fair lady." Robert Burns - To Dr. Blackjack.
*: the faint prosecution of the war
*: do you have the faintest understanding of what they mean?
*: If I send them away fasting ... they will faint by the way.
*: Hearing the honour intended her, she fainted away.
*: If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
*: Gilded clouds, while we gaze upon them, faint before the eye.
: The cavern was gloomy.
: a gloomy temper or countenance
*: I found myself in an obscure wood.
*: His lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
*: The obscure bird / Clamoured the livelong night.
*: the obscure corners of the earth
: ux|en|an obscure passage or inscription; The speaker made obscure references to little-known literary works.
*: They are all couched in a pit hard by Hernes oak, with obscured lights.
*: There is scarce any duty which has been so obscured by the writings of learned men as this.
*: I realized that the purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning, and inhibit clarity.
*: How! Theres bad news. / I must obscure, and hear it.
: The elusive criminal was arrested
: A precise definition of diarrhea is elusive (Robbins pathology, 8th ed)
*: You may imagine the young people brushed up after the labours of the day, and making this novelty, as they would make any novelty, the excuse for walking together and enjoying a trivial flirtation. You may figure to yourself the hum of voices along the road in the gloaming...
*: I clung to her nipples as she soared and swooped through the gloaming, scooping up insects, and I remember the shapes of things that she flew between, above, beneath.
: rfquotek|J. Still