alight

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Synonyms for alight

Synonyms for alight

to come to rest on the ground

alight on: to find or meet by chance

Synonyms for alight

to come to rest, settle

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come down

lighted up by or as by fire or flame

References in classic literature ?
However, Volumnia, in the course of her bird-like hopping about and pecking at papers, has alighted on a memorandum concerning herself in the event of "anything happening" to her kinsman, which is handsome compensation for an extensive course of reading and holds even the dragon Boredom at bay.