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As they alight briefly, the eyes acquire the image of a group of letters roughly equal to one word and then immediately jump farther along, pausing to sample another word or two.
THE ENGLISH PROFESSOR WHO FORESAW MODERN NEUROSCIENCE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSCHRISTOPHER COMER & ASHLEY TAGGARTMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
Gates set alight at the peace line between between the Shankill Road and Lanark way interface in North Belfast.
NORTHERN IRELAND IS EXPERIENCING ITS WORST VIOLENCE IN YEARS. WHAT'S BEHIND THE UNREST?BILLY PERRIGOAPRIL 9, 2021TIME
“With pleasure, my dear fellow,” said the major puffing vigorously for a few moments to get his pipe well alight.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The sky was alight from zenith to horizon, the Nile aflame with sunrise, by the time the letter was written.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
His eyes alight with hope, he ran out, leaving the door open so that his conversation was again audible to the visitor.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Miss Jewett was speaking in her brisk, working voice; the troubled face had become alight.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
In addition to their huts of leaves, they had erected a small temple, where they invited us to alight.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I saw the young farmer alight from it and, a minute later, he entered my consulting room.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
There was no beam under that roof, upon which he could alight; and how he bore his plight I did not wait to see.
THE NURSERY, DECEMBER 1881, VOL. XXXVARIOUS
It took him barely a moment to discover the group of girls, and he came toward them, hand outstretched, eyes alight with greeting.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO ALIGHT

  • ablaze
  • aglow
  • alight
  • argent
  • auroral
  • beaming
  • blazing
  • brilliant
  • burning
  • burnished
  • coruscating
  • dazzling
  • effulgent
  • flashing
  • fulgent
  • fulgid
  • glaring
  • gleaming
  • glistening
  • glittering
  • glossy
  • golden
  • illuminated
  • incandescent
  • intense
  • lambent
  • light
  • limpid
  • luminous
  • lustrous
  • mirrorlike
  • moonlit
  • phosphorescent
  • polished
  • radiant
  • relucent
  • resplendent
  • scintillating
  • shimmering
  • shiny
  • silvery
  • sparkling
  • sunlit
  • sunny
  • twinkling
  • vivid
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