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I’ll fantasize about setting colonial summerhouses alight using dendrites & neurons.
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Titmice have been spotted dive-bombing cats, alighting on dozing predators’ backs and plucking strands of hair from people’s heads.
SCIENTISTS HAVE A NEW WORD FOR BIRDS STEALING ANIMAL HAIRJAIME CHAMBERSAUGUST 12, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Every few days, he would commute down the highway from his sleepy coastal town of Castelldefels, set Europe’s biggest stadium alight, then drive home to his wife and three sons.
LIONEL MESSI MADE BARCELONA ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SOCCER TEAMS IN HISTORY. NOW HE MIGHT DESTROY ITSIMON KUPERAUGUST 11, 2021TIME
Fall visitors to South Walton often land another treat, too, as swarms of Monarch butterflies alight in parks and beachside neighborhoods starting in late September.
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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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ALIGHT

  • alights
  • balances
  • lands
  • lights
  • rests
  • roosts
  • sets down
  • settles
  • sits on
  • squats
  • touches down
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