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noun as in lamp

noun as in lantern

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I’m just saying that is part of the mystery that we want to un-gaslight people about and this is a way to do it.

From a thematic standpoint, I was struck by the show’s exploration of how society can gaslight its scapegoats into believing—and thus embodying—the worst stereotypes about themselves.

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Amazon has left no stone unturned in its efforts to gaslight its own employees.

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RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum said in a statement offered to TechCrunch,Amazon has left no stone unturned in its efforts to gaslight its own employees.

“Amazon feels that it has to go to extremes like this in order to gaslight its workers about the dreadful working conditions at its Bessemer warehouse,” Appelbaum told the press in response to the ads.

Paxton was in the Army and visited the Village on the weekends to play gigs at the Gaslight and the Commons.

The opening title card to Inside Llewyn Davis tells us that it is winter 1961 at the Gaslight Café in Greenwich Village.

The gaslight was more than she could bear, she dropped her head again, covering her face with both hands.

Here and there chandeliers were being lighted for the concerts, blazes of gaslight flared among the green trees.

She said if he would only permit the gaslight to remain burning, it would be all they would require.

Their application for admission led to the withdrawal of a bolt, and they stood within the gaslight of the passage.

The drizzle had turned into long gray rods of rain; they streaked the gaslight and pricked the shallow pools unceasingly.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gaslight, such as: flashlight, light, beacon, searchlight, torch, and gas lamp.

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