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Synonyms for light

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

Synonyms for light

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 classic literature ?
But, even at this height, it is wise to show no lights, lest she might learn something of our presence or absence.
In his flight he had forgotten the most valuable things he had, the blue light and the gold, and had only one ducat in his pocket.
The fascination of the light for the grey cub increased from day to day.
There was one strange thing about this wall of light.
Standing on the inner side of the tapestry, I found myself in a dark recess or passage, at the end of which a ray of light from the lamp showed me a closed door.
She arranged the tapestry behind us so as completely to shut out the light in the circular room.
Then addressing his companion nearest to him in a low voice: -- "Get a light, Menneville," said he, "and hold yourself ready for anything.
Her voice shook slightly, and the light swam like an ocean of gold behind her tears.
And first he will see the shadows best, next the reflections of men and other objects in the water, and then the objects themselves; then he will gaze upon the light of the moon and the stars and the spangled heaven; and he will see the sky and the stars by night better than the sun or the light of the sun by day?
There--in the chair at the bedside--there, suddenly revealed under the flow of light from the candle, was the figure of a woman, reclining.
My eyes became accustomed to the light and to perceive objects in their right forms; I distinguished the insect from the herb, and by degrees, one herb from another.
His stern face could not stay little Violet, and on through the long hall she went, heedless of the snow that gathered on her feet, and the bleak wind that blew around her; while the King with wondering eyes looked on the golden light that played upon the dark walls as she passed.
Its motion was amazingly rapid, the ladies having hardly discovered that it was moving at all, before the waving light of a flame was discerned, losing its regular shape, while it increased in size, as it approached.
And the Owls said, "Have we honored the summer-house by occupying it all these years--and is the horrid light of noonday to be let in on us at last?
All- all expired save thee- save less than thou: Save only the divine light in thine eyes- Save but the soul in thine uplifted eyes.