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English definition of “alight”

alight

adjective [after verb] (SHINING BRIGHTLY)    /əˈlaɪt/
brightly lit up: The sky was alight with hundreds of fireworks .Emitting and casting light literary showing excitement and happiness : Her eyes were alight with mischief .Excited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of alight adjective (SHINING BRIGHTLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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