light dawns

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Definition of light dawns

used to say that a person suddenly understands something he or she had not understood before When she saw the guilty look on her husband's face, a light dawned, and she knew he had been lying to her.

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“Light dawns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light%20dawns. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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