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Verb
To come to rest after descending from the air
“Like birds alighting for a while on a newly seeded lawn, they will peck away at all the possibilities until they have exhausted this area and then move on to another form.”
Verb
Descend 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
Make less heavy
Adjective
On fire; burning
“A sub-standard home is scheduled to be set alight by fire crews, then demolished by a digger.”
Adjective
Shining brightly
“Midori chirped, her face alight with excitement.”
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