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alight

adjective

Definition of ALIGHT

1
filled with much light <we approached the clearing, alight with torches, and observed a reenactment of ancient rites by Druids>
Related Words floodlit (also floodlighted), highlighted, spotlighted (or spotlit); ignited, kindled; moonlit, shiny, sunlit, sunny, sunshiny
Near Antonyms gloomy, somber (or sombre), sunless; cloudy, murky, obscured, shadowlike, shadowy; gray (also grey), leaden, pale; lightproof
2
chiefly British  being on fire <the pub, one of London's oldest, was completely alight by the time firefighters arrived>
Synonyms afire, aflame, alight [chiefly British], blazing, burning, combusting, conflagrant, fiery, flaming, ignited, inflamed (also enflamed), kindled, lit (or lighted)
Near Antonyms choked, damped, dead, doused (also dowsed), extinguished, quenched, smothered, snuffed (out), stamped (out), suffocated

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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