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synonyms for alit

  • descend
  • disembark
  • get off
  • perch
  • touch down
  • debark
  • dismount
  • light
  • settle
  • come down
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How to use alit in a sentence

A belated song-sparrow alit on one of the old guns near them, and sang thinly for a moment or two.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
It flew circling among the crags, and once I thought it had passed seaward; but it came again, and alit on a boulder.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
Alit et ditat is the inscription which stands, rightly and properly, on the front of the building.
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT & DISCOURSESJEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Mrs. Baring said that when Plonplon, commonly called Fatalit, was ill, the people said he was Fat alit.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE, VOLUMES 4-6AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE
We alit before a stately hermitage, set amidst the evergreen trees of well-kept grounds.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
The woman saint glanced in our direction; she alit from her car and walked toward us.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
As he said it he alit on Mr. Thompson's lips, and pressed some of the honey he had with him into his mouth.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, APRIL 20, 1880VARIOUS
Honos alit artes, omnesque incenduntur ad studia gloria—Honours encourage the arts, for all are incited towards studies by fame.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Hos successus alit; possunt quia posse videntur—These are encouraged by success; they prevail because they think they can.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Nutritur vento, vento restinguitur ignis: / Lenis alit flammas, grandior aura necat!
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
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