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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 ?
On my alighting there he turned the carriage, and dashed away again without so much as a look in my direction.
The study-door was at right angles to the lowest flight, and just to the right of one alighting in the hall.
Tarzan, happily, was uninjured by the fall, alighting catlike upon all fours far outspread to take up the shock.
It is applicable to you," answered the Linnet; and he flew down, and alighting upon the bank, he told the story of The Devoted Friend.
As Fouquet was alighting from his carriage, to enter the castle of Nantes, a man of mean appearance went up to him with marks of the greatest respect, and gave him a letter.
Then straightway the yeomen leaped over the wall, alighting on the tall soft grass upon the other side, frightening a flock of sheep that lay there in the shade so that they scampered away in all directions.
Now," she said, alighting briskly at her door, "here we are