Usage examples for dawning

  1. Numitor, considering the young man's story, and reckoning up the time from his apparent age, willingly embraced the hope which was dawning on his mind, and considered how he might obtain a secret interview with his daughter and tell her of all this; for she was still kept a close prisoner. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  2. Miss Woodburn gave it another flirt, and looked at it with a glance of dawning recognition. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  3. Miss Marty broke off and gazed at Scipio with dawning suspicion, distrust, apprehension. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch