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alights

verb
present tense third-person singular of alight

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1 to come to rest after descending from the air
  • a flock of eight swans circled above, then alighted on the pond

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2 to come down from something (as a vehicle)
  • as she alighted from the train, she momentarily lost her footing

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“Alights.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alights. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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