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To come to rest after a descent from above
“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.”
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.”
To arrive at, or get to, a destination
To land or arrive in a given place or location
To leave or exit a place
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Ablaze or on fire
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“A sub-standard home is scheduled to be set alight by fire crews, then demolished by a digger.”
Shining brightly
“Midori chirped, her face alight with excitement.”
The place where a bird sleeps, usually its nest or a branch
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