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pale

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ignite

come to light

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light something up

shed or throw light on something

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digestible

light on or upon something: settle

light on or upon something: come across

light out

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electromagnetic radiation that makes vision possible

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the act of physically illuminating or the condition of being filled with light

the particular angle from which something is considered

the faculty of seeing

to cause to burn or undergo combustion

to provide, cover, or fill with light

to make lively or animated

of a light color or complexion

having little weight; not heavy

of small intensity

requiring little effort or exertion

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amusing but essentially empty and frivolous

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free from care or worry

marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained

to come to rest on the ground

light on: to find or meet by chance

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a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

an illuminated area

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a condition of spiritual awareness

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the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

a person regarded very fondly

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having abundant light or illumination

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mental understanding as an enlightening experience

merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

public awareness

a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

a visual warning signal

begin to smoke

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to come to rest, settle

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fall to somebody by assignment or lot

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of comparatively little physical weight or density

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(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

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of the military or industry

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not great in degree or quantity or number

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psychologically light

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characterized by or emitting light

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(used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

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easily assimilated in the alimentary canal

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(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

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(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

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moving easily and quickly

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demanding little effort

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of little intensity or power or force

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(physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

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weak and likely to lose consciousness

very thin and insubstantial

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marked by temperance in indulgence

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less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

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having little importance

intended primarily as entertainment

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silly or trivial

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designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

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having relatively few calories

(of sleep) easily disturbed

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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

with few burdens

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References in periodicals archive ?
The stories in Coming To Light go a long way toward dispelling the idea that Native culture is homogenous, static or dying, and they illustrate the reverence with which Aboriginal cultures approach the word.
The facts about the Bush Administration's anti-small business policies are coming to light," Chapman stated.
Barely a day goes by without details of secret hidden perks for the elite and pampered civil servants coming to light.
A so-called 'modernisation' of local government' has resulted in cronyism - nature's lance-corporals attempting commanding officer roles above their 'natural ceilings', with evidence already coming to light of blatant anomalies in the allocation of scarce resources.
While wildfires raced out of control across much of the western United States this summer, evidence of a blaze that occurred about 74 million years ago was coming to light in the Bighorn Basin of central Wyoming.
What I'm seeing is four years of hard work coming to light,'' Cline said.
documents Citigroup sought to suppress or even destroy are coming to light.
A murderer is realised from prison but there's some grim new evidence coming to light.
Let's let all the facts of this tragedy - which are slowly coming to light - speak for themselves.
The human family tree needs to sprout more branches to accommodate the numerous ancient hominid species now coming to light, say many influential fossil investigators.
The review is intended to establish whether Infineon's internal control systems have any weak points which prevented the facts from coming to light any earlier.
He said: "It became more and more apparent there was a cover-up to prevent the bad results coming to light.
With each haul, long-hidden inhabitants of the Amazon, the largest tropical river system on Earth, are coming to light, including oddities like transparent catfish and electric fish that subsist solely on the tails of other electric fish.