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  • as inarise
  • as inattend
  • as insurface
  • as intranspire
  • as inturn up
  • as inemerge
  • as inappear

synonyms for come to light

  • appear
  • begin
  • crop up
  • derive
  • emanate
  • emerge
  • ensue
  • happen
  • occur
  • originate
  • result
  • rise
  • set in
  • stem
  • commence
  • flow
  • follow
  • head
  • issue
  • spring
  • start
  • visit
  • show up
  • catch
  • haunt
  • appear
  • frequent
  • show
  • check in
  • drop in
  • turn up
  • be a guest
  • be at
  • be present
  • be there
  • bob up
  • clock in
  • go to
  • make an appearance
  • make it
  • make the scene
  • pop up
  • punch in
  • punch the clock
  • ring in
  • sit in on
  • time in
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antonyms for come to light

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  • cause
  • disappear
  • end
  • finish
  • complete
  • stop
  • lay
  • lie
  • sit
  • be lazy
  • neglect
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • hide
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    How to use come to light in a sentence

    In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
    SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
    Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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