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What is another word for alight?

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Verb
To come to rest after a descent from above
“Wending our way toward camp, we came to some rough breaks near the Brazos and saw a large eagle alight on a jutting crag.”
Verb
To descend, such as from a train, bus, or other form of transport
“Passengers waiting on platforms do not wait for people to alight before they board trains, and so when the changeover occurs, pushing and shoving becomes the order of the day.”
Verb
To arrive at, or get to, a destination
Verb
To land or arrive in a given place or location
Adjective
Burning, or ablaze with fire or flames
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“Soon, he was back with wood and a bag of coal. He laid the fire and set it alight, then filled the kettle for a brew.”
Adjective
Shining or glowing brightly with, or as if with, light
“Mary Ruth showed them into the front room, where the tree stood alight with shimmering tinsel strands and tall bubbling lights.”
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