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Part of speech: Noun

The condition of illumination upon which sight depends; opposite to darkness; as, the light of day; that which illuminates, as the sun, a candle, etc.; the brightness so given out; appearance from a special point of view; as, your explanation puts the matter in a new light; clear mental vision or that which gives it; as, to throw light on a problem; a window, or a pane of glass in a window.

Part of speech: Adjective

Clear; bright; not dark; blond; not heavy or burdensome; delicate; not massive; gay; trifting; unimportant; nimble; short in weight; well raised, as bread; graceful; undignified; dizzy.

Part of speech: Verb

To set fire to; cause to shine and give forth brightness; furnish with, or guide by, a light.

Part of speech: Verb

To take fire; to begin to give forth brightness; usually followed by up; as, her face lighted up; to come down, fall, or settle, or to find by chance; with on or upon.

Part of speech: Noun


Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


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