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light (on or upon)

verb

Synonyms of light (on or upon)

to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • the novelist lit upon the plot for his latest thriller while visiting a remote lighthouse in Maine

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“Light (on or upon).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/light%20%28on%20or%20upon%29. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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