Light Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Light

The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
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An artificial source of light with a strongly focused beam, as on an automobile.
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(Countable, photometry) The intensity distribution of light over the visible spectrum generated by the Sun under various conditions or by other light sources intended to simulate natural daylight.
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Forming clear or striking mental images; strong; active; daring
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Great brightness; radiance; brilliance
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The visible flash of light accompanying such a discharge.
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A light that shines in flashes, used for signaling, as in lighthouses, airplane beacons, etc.
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a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
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A large body which directly orbits any star (star cluster) but which has not attained nuclear fusion.
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A large, spherical celestial body consisting of a mass of gas that is hot enough to sustain nuclear fusion and thus produce radiant energy. Stars begin their life cycle as clouds of gas and dust called nebulae and develop, through gravitation and accretion, into increasingly hot and dense protostars . In order to reach the temperature at which nuclear reactions are ignited (about 5 million degrees K), a protostar must have at least 80 times the mass of Jupiter. For most of its life a star fuses hydrogen into helium in its core, during which period it is known as a dwarf star and is classed according to its surface temperature and luminosity (or spectral type) on a continuum called the main sequence in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. When a star exhausts the hydrogen in its core, it typically develops into one of several non-main-sequence forms depending on how massive it is. Smaller stars, with masses less than eight times that of the Sun, become red giants and end their lives, after blowing away their outer layers, as white dwarfs . More massive stars become supergiants and end their lives, after exploding in a supernova, as either a neutron star or a black hole .
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A band of metamorphic rock surrounding a body of cooled magma. Aureoles form through the process of contact metamorphism.
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The light and warmth which is received from the sun.
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Brightness; radiance; brilliance
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Harsh brilliance or glare, as of color
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Alternative spelling of northern lights.
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The event or time of the appearance of the upper circumferential edge of the sun as it rises above the horizon, typically the eastern horizon except for extreme latitudes.
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The place from which, or way in which, something is viewed or considered; standpoint
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Having no diacritical mark. Used of a word, syllable, or letter.
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Alternative spelling of lightheaded.
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Any device that is used to ignite something, especially a fuel mixture, or a charge of explosive
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The condition of being luminous
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(Of a manuscript) decorated and illustrated.
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The time between sunrise and sunset.
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To cause to burn or undergo combustion, especially with extraordinary rapidity, force, or thoroughness.
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A too bright or dazzling display
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A bright or steady light or glare:
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Emitting visible light as a result of being heated.
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The definition of luminescent is something or someone that glows or emits light.
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(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
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(Anatomy) One member of a compound eye, as found in insects and crustaceans.
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The act or a means of enlightening.
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To brighten; animate
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(Archaic) To throw or spread light upon; to make light or bright; to illuminate; to illumine.
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To produce the sparks properly
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Carefree and lighthearted.
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A rare colorless element in the noble gas group that occurs naturally in extremely small amounts in the atmosphere. It glows reddish orange when electricity passes through it, as in a tube in an electric neon light. Neon is also used for refrigeration. Atomic number 10; atomic weight 20.180; melting point −248.67°C; boiling point −245.95°C.
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The condition or quality of being luminous.
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Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
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Lively and high-spirited; vivacious
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The quality of being bright.
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Not ponderable; without sensible or appreciable weight; incapable of being weighed.
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The definition of scant is barely sufficient or available only in very small quantities.
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A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
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(Computing, informal) To launch; to run.
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The definition of inadequate is someone or something that is lacking in something desired or required.
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The definition of miniscule is something which is very small.
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(Physics) the flux of radiation emitted per unit solid angle in a given direction by a unit area of a source
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The ratio of luminous flux at a specific wavelength to the radiant flux at the same wavelength.
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(Physics) the emission of visible light by a hot body
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The property of being, or that which causes something to be, resplendent.
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Radiation is the process of sending off energy in the form of light, heat, x-rays or nuclear particles.
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To illuminate with a floodlight.
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To impart motion or the appearance of motion to.
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To set on fire; kindle.
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To produce flames; to burn with a flame or blaze.
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Joyful, glad, taking pleasure in being alive. Not depressed or sad.
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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
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Giving off or transmitting light
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Having the property of emitting light for a period of time after the source of excitation is taken away, e.g., in electrostatic storage tubes and cathode-ray tubes.
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Designating or relating to the layer of a body of water that is penetrated by sufficient sunlight for photosynthesis:
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A hazy ring of colored light in the sky around the Sun, Moon, or a similar bright object. A halo is caused by the reflection and refraction of light through atmospheric ice crystals.
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Decorative lighting.
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Any giving off of light caused by the absorption of radiant or corpuscular energy and not by incandescence; any cold light; specif., fluorescence or phosphorescence occurring in various chemical, biological, electrical, etc. processes at relatively low temperatures
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(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
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Flare is defined as to blaze into a sudden light, burst into anger to curve outward.
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Quietly soothing; soft.
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Delightful in a playful way which avoids responsibility or seriousness, as if attracting through a magical charm
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Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
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Splendor, splendour; dazzling brightness.
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Striking or showy brilliance or attractiveness
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The definition of a stream is a steady movement or flow of liquid.
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The definition of a lamp is a device that produces light or a container for such a device.
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(Architecture) A smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one, for ornament, or to admit light.
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(UK, dialect, chiefly Yorkshire) The growing part of a plant nearest to the roots.
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It takes the moon 27.322 days to orbit the Earth. The orbit is almost circular.
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1994, Todd A. Shallat, Structures in the Stream: Water, Science, and the Rise of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, University of Texas Press, p. 32.
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Any rain-producing cloud
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The definition of aurora borealis is a well known light display in the Northern Hemisphere created by colliding charged particles in the atmosphere.
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A ring of colored light seen around a luminous body, as the sun or moon, formed by the diffraction of light caused by mist, dust, etc.
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The definition of condition is the state something or someone is in or can also refer to a specific illness.
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As contrasted with data, knowledge which is gathered as a result of processing data. [from 20th c.]
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An instructive or enlightening experience:
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To give light to; illuminate.
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To provide light
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To provide light
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(Intransitive) To come to an end.
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(Intransitive) To come to an end (by not being kept up); to stop. [from 17th c.]
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To establish a settled lifestyle, and especially to marry.
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(Astronomy) The movement or distortion of a telescopic image as a result of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere.
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To make active, vivacious, interesting, or cheerful; liven up or brighten
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Easy and carefree in manner; jaunty; sprightly
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The definition of swift is something that happens quickly or something that moves at high speed.
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Lacking in vigour or expression.
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Characterized by abstinence or moderation:
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Lacking distinctness; hardly perceptible; striking the senses feebly; not bright, or loud, or sharp, or forcible; weak; as, a faint color, or sound.
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weak and likely to lose consciousness
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Dizzy or feeling faint, usually caused by a drop in blood pressure to the brain.
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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
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with few burdens
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A person or thing, as a mechanical or electrical device, that lights something or starts it burning
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Alternative spelling of igniter.
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the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
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In Quaker belief, the presence of God in each human soul, serving as a guiding influence
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a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
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Attributive form of visible light
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(Sports) To execute a dismount in gymnastics.
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(With object following “get", slang) To excite or arouse, especially in a sexual manner.
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The light of a fire, such as from a campfire or fireplace.
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Light emitted from stars other than the Sun
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Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
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Small in quantity or number
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Small in quantity or number
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Small in quantity or number
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The definition of slender is narrow in width, thin or slim in size, or having only a little force.
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Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
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(Geology) Composed of the fragments of other rocks.
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Very small; insignificant:
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Immoderate, as in size or quantity:
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Of speech, that it is crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
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(Physics) The radiant energy of the visible portion of a spectrum of light
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Extreme brightness.
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Something grand or magnificent.
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Mental or sensory distinctness; clarity of understanding, perception etc. [from 16th c.]
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The dimension of the color of an object by which the object appears to reflect or transmit more or less of the incident light, varying from black to white for surface colors and from black to colorless for transparent volume colors.
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An act of being brilliant.
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Shine is defined as brightness, light or luster.
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The quality of being refulgent; refulgency
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Something that comes forth from a source; thing emitted
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(Medicine) A pale area revealed in radiography, computed tomography, or similar examination technique.
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A glossy surface given to textiles.
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A faint manifestation or dim perception
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Alternative form of clyster.
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The condition opposed to darkness
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Device made of wood or paper, at the tip coated with chemicals that ignite with the friction of being dragged (struck) against a rough dry surface.
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(Sports) A listing of individual competitors or of teams in a league according to their record of performance.
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To shine brightly; flash
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To provide light
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To become ignited
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To become ignited
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To stand, sit, or rest on an elevated place or position.
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To stay or settle down, as for the night
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To be or continue to be; remain:
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Alight means to get off or out of something or to land on something.
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To come to rest from flight or travel
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To decrease.
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To confer upon by permanent grant; to assure to.
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( reflexive) To cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.
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To get off a bus (usually military)
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To come to rest from flight or travel
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(Informal) To duck or take cover, usually to avoid harm. Commonly used as a caution or warning in the imperative.
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(Rail transport) to remove a passenger or passengers from a train; to evacuate passengers from a train.
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To throw (a rider) from a horse
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These lights collectively
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The configuration of the stars, constellations, or planets in relation to one another.
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A measure of how far some cyclic behavior, such as wave motion, has proceeded through its cycle, measured in degrees or radians. At the beginning of the phase, its value is zero; at one quarter of its cycle, its phase is 90 degrees (π/2 radians); halfway through the cycle its value is 180 degrees (π radians), and so on. &diamf3; The phase angle between two waves is a measure of their difference in phase. Two waves of the same frequency that are perfectly in phase have phase angle zero; if one wave is ahead of the other by a quarter cycle, its phase angle 90 degrees (π/2 radians); waves that are perfectly out of phase have phase angle 180 degrees (π radians), and so on.
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One's concern for another; esteem. [from 16th c.]
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Consideration; courteous regard
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The left or right half of the trunk of a human or animal body:
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The ability to notice what others might miss.
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(--- Informal) Something unsightly or ridiculous:
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Something seen by other than normal sight; something perceived in a dream, trance, etc. or supernaturally revealed, as to a prophet
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To stir up; arouse; excite
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To drive away by setting a fire.
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Light in color, especially blond:
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Resembling or having the colour of ivory.
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Having no significance or influence:
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Not experiencing the effects of gravity.
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Polite and respectful rather than rude.
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Not excessive; acting in moderation
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Not sharply drawn or delineated:
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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The definition of frothy is someone or something that is light and bubbly.
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Free from troubles or worry
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Living in a reckless, wild, dissipated way
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Morally unrestrained; dissolute.
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Not compact or dense in arrangement or structure.
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Exciting or expressing sexual desire:
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Of or characteristic of whores or a whore; lewd.
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(Intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
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To place, especially on the ground or a surface; to cease carrying.
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(Intransitive) To adjust differences or accounts; to come to an agreement.
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(American football) To score a touchdown
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Causing action, motion, or change
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Alternative form of catoptric.
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The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.
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Sufficiently thin or airy as to be translucent:
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Extremely light or delicate:
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Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.
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Fleeting; evanescent.
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Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
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Of a claim or assertion in litigation, that it lacks merit or substance; often a pejorative term, implying bad faith or negligence by the pleading party.
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(Obsolete) imponderable
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Not compact; not having the parts firmly united; incoherent or loose.
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Flickering lightly:
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The definition of mercurial is changeable or fickle.
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Moving quickly and lightly
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That looks or is likely to look attractive in photographs
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Full of pores, through which fluids, air, or light may pass
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That scintillates with brief flashes of light; sparkling.
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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
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Thin and loosely woven; flimsy:
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Resembling a sponge in elasticity, absorbency, or porousness.
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Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.
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The definition of thin is having little depth, being lean or not having a lot of something.
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Not even or regular; wavering:
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The light produced in this way.
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A height of achievement, enjoyment, or prosperity:
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Persistent emission of light following exposure to and removal of incident radiation.
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Public interest, notice, or notoriety generated or gained by disseminating information through various media:
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(Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
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A long wax-coated wick used to light candles or gas lamps.
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To shine or serve as a beacon
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To begin to become light in the morning.
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Simple past tense and past participle of fade.
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To be bright or luminescent
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To set fire to; ignite.
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With energy or vigor; briskly:
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(Obsolete) To illumine.
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(Texas & Virginia) To diminish or decrease. Used of the wind or a storm.
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To send forth light in flashes; sparkle.
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(Intransitive, archaic) To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.
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In a low, faint tone; softly
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(US, regional) sunny side up
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Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
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Showing little forethought or critical judgment; casual:
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Keeping awake; not sleeping
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Having less weight than others of the same kind:
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(Informal) Having a low caloric value
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having relatively few calories
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Not serious; frivolous
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Moving lightly and quickly; nimble
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Fit for all readers, listeners, or audiences; not ribald or obscene:
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(Intransitive) To become light, to brighten.
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A member of a Germanic tribe first mentioned by Tacitus, one of several which invaded Britain and merged to become the Anglo-Saxons.
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View or the range of vision
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Of or like alabaster; esp., smooth and white
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(FILMS & VIDEO) Of or having to do with an animated cartoon or its preparation
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Light and airy; soft:
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Resembling feathers.
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The definition of floating is something that is buoyed up by water or air, or something that can fluctuate and change.
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Resembling or made of a thin film; gauzy
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Having little weight
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Sheer is defined as a very thin, or extremely steep.
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Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
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(Scotland, Northern Ireland, North England, New Zealand) Small, little.
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Extremely small:
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A unit of time equal to1 /60 of an hour or 60 seconds. &diamf3; A sidereal minute is1 /60 of a sidereal hour, and a mean solar minute is1 /60 of a mean solar hour.
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Not sufficient; inadequate.
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Small in quantity or number
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Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites:
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A coruscating; sparkling
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The set of ideas, experiences, and circumstances forming the basis of someone's judgments, values, etc.
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Too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention.
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casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
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Radiance of luminous cloud that surrounds the figure in a painting of a sacred personage.
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The emission of visible light by certain living organisms, such as the firefly and various fish, marine invertebrates, fungi, and bacteria. Bioluminescence is caused by chemical reactions.
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A metal cup, often suspended on a pole, containing burning oil or pitch and used as a torch.
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Transmitting light, heat, or other radiation. Stars, for example, are radiant bodies.
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Very productive and therefore financially profitable:
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The definition of superficial is something on the surface or a person concerned only about obvious things.
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Designating or of an airship or a balloon designed to be aloft by means of a gas, as hydrogen or helium, that is lighter than air
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Having little weight
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That may be floated.
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Resembling tissue or some aspect of it.
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Relating to, or existing as, gas.
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Small in quantity or number
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To leave a vehicle or aircraft.
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An influence or effect:
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(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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Antonyms for Light

Requiring much physical effort; toilsome.
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Served without milk or cream:
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Hard to do or accomplish; arduous:
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More than ordinary in degree; very considerable.
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Of great scope or consequence:
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(Countable) The product of being dark.
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(Countable) The result or product of being black.
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To produce (gradations of light or color) in a drawing or picture:
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(Baseball) To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.
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(Baseball) To hit a fly
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To come to rest from flight or travel
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(Intransitive, of an aircraft or spacecraft) To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
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(Of colour) Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
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Lacking light; dim; shadowy
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The definition of serious is showing deep thought, not joking, or a situation that requires careful thought.
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Fraught with danger or harm:
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Serious or grave
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illuminated
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Lacking light; dim; dark; murky
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The definition of dim is not bright, somewhat dark or unclear.
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(Statistics) Adjusted to reflect value or proportion:
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Difficult to understand because of complexity or obscurity:
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A failure to understand or interpret correctly.
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A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
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The period of actual darkness after sunset and before sunrise; also, a part of this period before bedtime [a night at the opera] or the part between bedtime and morning [a sleepless night]
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One that is unknown.
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The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
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(Intransitive) To be blinded, loose clear vision
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(Intransitive) To lose a sharp edge; to become dull.
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Drench is defined as to soak, or to make an animal swallow a liquid medicine.
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To extinguish or put out (as a fire or light.)
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To put out, as in fire; to end burning; to quench
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To set on a horse:
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The characteristic of being blank.
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Having great power or influence:
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Of great magnitude or intensity; grand:
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Words Related to Light

To set fire to; cause to burn
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Clear or brilliant in color or sound; vivid or intense
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A ray or collection of approximatelyly parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body
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A beam of light or radiation.
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The definition of a bulb is an underground bud of a plant, or something resembling its rounded or elongated shape.
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The total of what is known; all information and products of learning. [from 16th c.]
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To make or become bright or brighter
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To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
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The office of a bishop or archbishop; bishopric or archbishopric
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Delicately pretty or lovely
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A sudden perception:
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A cylindrical mass of tallow or wax with a wick through its center, which gives light when burned
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Ignorable; of little significance or value.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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(Of a person) quick to become angry or violent.
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That can be eaten without harm; innocuous to humans; suitable for consumption.
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Not many; a small number of
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Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
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Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
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The portion of a 24-hour period that is devoted to work, school, or business:
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Plural form of circumstance
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Facts that can be analyzed or used in an effort to gain knowledge or make decisions; information.
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(Archaic) To reach; to come to.
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The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
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The effect of relative distance and position
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To tend in an early stage of development:
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To make lively or animated
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Of a light color or complexion
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Relating to or occurring on or near the surface of the earth.
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Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
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To change posture or position; stir:
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(Physics) The quantum of light and other electromagnetic energy, regarded as a discrete particle having zero rest mass, no electric charge, and an indefinitely long lifetime. It is a gauge boson.
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(Informal) To cause to increase in intensity or excitement. Often used with up :
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