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verb as in land


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Last night, after months thinking it had disappeared from view completely I alighted upon Sex and the City, from 2001.

A delicious marble Cupid appeared to have just alighted on his pedestal at the upper end of the room.

The pair alighted from a blue Range Rover to shrieking fans.

He got a pad in Tribeca and alighted on his signature prop—the mad-professor afro.

She alighted, and her aggressive servants drew away somewhat.

As he sat there young Jim Hands drove up with his girl, alighted, and went into the ice-cream parlor for refreshment.

They alighted on a young man in clerical black, who crossed the square from the post office.

Presently a team drove up from down the valley and a tall, gaunt individual, with hair of the color of a dead leaf, alighted.

A large, broad-shouldered young man, with hair sun-bleached to a ruddy yellow, had alighted from a buggy and entered the office.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alighted, such as: disembark, get off, descend, perch, light, and settle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.