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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 ?
The intrepid aeronauts alight before a small dark house, once the residence of Mr Sampson Brass.
And then Sir Marhaus alight down, and bad the duke yield him or else he would slay him.
I knew nothing until I knew that we were on the floor by the great table, and that patches of tinder yet alight were floating in the smoky air, which, a moment ago, had been her faded bridal dress.
And far away towards Knaphill I saw the flashes of trees and hedges and wooden buildings suddenly set alight.
Alight, Planchet, and inquire, for I confess that I have scarcely courage so to do.
Accordingly, leaving the bed of the stream at the very point where it thundered down, we began crawling along one of those sloping ledges until it carried us to within a few feet of another that inclined downwards at a still sharper angle, and upon which, by assisting each other we managed to alight in safety.
I wonder whether it would condescend to alight on such a great clumsy finger as mine?
Birds would soar through it into the upper radiance, and hang on the wing sunning themselves, or alight on the wet rails subdividing the mead, which now shone like glass rods.