alight

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  • What he alighted on he did not know, still less did he care. Cited from The Madman and the Pirate, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Her fair little face was alight with joy as she held out her hand. Cited from Judy, by Temple Bailey
  • He refused to alight from his car until the director ordered him to do so.
  • He would then usually set the buildings alight in an attempt to cover his tracks.
  • He was at the station waiting when the two alighted from their train. Cited from To The Front, by Charles King
  • I needed no voice to tell me that I was the person to alight. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • No one noticed her, however, as she slowly alighted and looked about her. Cited from My Little Lady, by Eleanor Frances Poynter
  • The crime is completed only at the moment that the property has been set alight.
  • The prince alighted at the same time, and cut off his enemy's head. Cited from The Arabian Nights: Their Best-known Tales, ed. by Wiggin & Smith
  • The soldier still held up his brand till the place was well alight. Cited from Boycotted, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • They both alighted and made their way on foot toward the establishment. Cited from The Vicomte de Bragelonne, by Alexandre Dumas
  • And he did so while the lady and her daughter alighted. Cited from The Young Bridge-Tender, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • They would take their own way, fly where they pleased, and alight where they would. Cited from Alec Forbes of Howglen, by George MacDonald
  • He rose as she alighted and gave her his hand up the short flight of steps to his side. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He threw open the coach door and extended a hand to aid her in alighting. Cited from The Purchase Price, by Emerson Hough
  • Vast areas are passed over without alighting; for many species never are seen in mid career. Cited from The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals, by Hornaday
  • He alighted, entered the hotel and settled for the young lady's stay. Cited from The Son of Clemenceau, by Alexandre Dumas (fils)
  • "What news do you bring?" the general asked, as he alighted from his horse. Cited from At the Point of the Bayonet, by G. A. Henty
  • I accordingly set it alight, and very soon the country behind was black. Cited from Three Years' War, by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • At night, the game is played with a felt-covered ball that is set alight.
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Words starting with alight

Meaning of alight

  • verb To come to rest, settle
    Misfortune lighted upon him
  • verb Come down
    the birds alighted