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light

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive), Adjective, Adverb
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227 in 198 verses (in OT : 135 in 122 verses) (in NT : 92 in 76 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lightn. [OE. light, liht, AS. leóht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha, Icel. lj, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko`s white, Skr. ruc to shine. Lucid, Lunar, Luminous, Lynx.].
  •  That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous.  [1913 Webster]
    " Light was regarded formerly as consisting of material particles, or corpuscules, sent off in all directions from luminous bodies, and traversing space, in right lines, with the known velocity of about 186,300 miles per second; but it is now generally understood to consist, not in any actual transmission of particles or substance, but in the propagation of vibrations or undulations in a subtile, elastic medium, or ether, assumed to pervade all space, and to be thus set in vibratory motion by the action of luminous bodies, as the atmosphere is by sonorous bodies. This view of the nature of light is known as the undulatory or wave theory; the other, advocated by Newton (but long since abandoned), as the corpuscular, emission, or Newtonian theory. A more recent theory makes light to consist in electrical oscillations, and is known as the electro-magnetic theory of light."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Then he called for a light, and sprang in."  [1913 Webster]
    "And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.  [1913 Webster]
    "The murderer, rising with the light, killeth the poor and needy."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The brightness of the eye or eyes.  [1913 Webster]
    "He seemed to find his way without his eyes;
    For out o'door he went without their helps,
    And, to the last, bended their light on me.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The medium through which light is admitted, as a window, or window pane; a skylight; in architecture, one of the compartments of a window made by a mullion or mullions.  [1913 Webster]
    "There were windows in three rows, and light was against light in three ranks."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Life; existence.  [1913 Webster]
    "O, spring to light, auspicious Babe, be born !"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.  [1913 Webster]
    "The duke yet would have dark deeds darkly answered; he would never bring them to light."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The power of perception by vision.  [1913 Webster]
    "My strength faileth me; as for the light of my eyes, it also is gone from me."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.  [1913 Webster]
    "He shall never know
    That I had any light of this from thee.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.  [1913 Webster]
    "Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thy health shall spring forth speedily."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; -- opposed to shade. Cf. Chiaroscuro.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Appearance due to the particular facts and circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state things fairly and put them in the right light.  [1913 Webster]
    "Frequent consideration of a thing . . . shows it in its several lights and various ways of appearance."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.  [1913 Webster]
    "Joan of Arc,
    A light of ancient France.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.  [1913 Webster]
    " Light is used figuratively to denote that which resembles physical light in any respect, as illuminating, benefiting, enlightening, or enlivening mankind."  [1913 Webster]
    "Lord, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us."
lighta. [AS. leóht. See Light, n.].
  •  Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light.  [1913 Webster]
  •  White or whitish; not intense or very marked; not of a deep shade; moderately colored; as, a light color; a light brown; a light complexion.  [1913 Webster]
lightv. t. [AS. l, līhtan, to shine. Light, n.].
  •  To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up.  [1913 Webster]
    "If a thousand candles be all lighted from one."  [1913 Webster]
    "And the largest lamp is lit."  [1913 Webster]
    "Absence might cure it, or a second mistress
    Light up another flame, and put out this.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ah, hopeless, lasting flames! like those that burn
    To light the dead.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "One hundred years ago, to have lit this theater as brilliantly as it is now lighted would have cost, I suppose, fifty pounds."  [1913 Webster]
    "The sun has set, and Vesper, to supply
    His absent beams, has lighted up the sky.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.  [1913 Webster]
    "His bishops lead him forth, and light him on."  [1913 Webster]
To light a fire, to kindle the material of a fire.
lightv. i. 
  •  To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; -- with up; as, the room light up very well.  [1913 Webster]
lighta. [OE. light, liht, AS. līht, leóht; akin to D. ligt, G. leicht, OHG. līhti, Icel. l, Dan. let, Sw. lätt, Goth. leihts, and perh. to L. levis (cf. Levity), Gr. 'elachy`s small, Skr. laghu light.
  •  Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to be the center of gravity with force; not heavy.  [1913 Webster]
    "These weights did not exert their natural gravity, . . . insomuch that I could not guess which was light or heavy whilst I held them in my hand."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.  [1913 Webster]
    "Ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Light sufferings give us leisure to complain."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons; as, light troops; a troop of light horse.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.  [1913 Webster]
    "Unmarried men are best friends, best masters . . . but not always best subjects, for they are light to run away."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Slight; not important; as, a light error.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light vapors.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not pressing heavily or hard upon; hence, having an easy, graceful manner; delicate; as, a light touch; a light style of execution.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is no greater argument of a light and inconsiderate person than profanely to scoff at religion."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial.  [1913 Webster]
    "Seneca can not be too heavy, nor Plautus too light."  [1913 Webster]
    "Specimens of New England humor laboriously light and lamentably mirthful."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.  [1913 Webster]
    "Are his wits safe? Is he not light of brain ?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.  [1913 Webster]
    "To a fair semblance doth light faith annex."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.  [1913 Webster]
    "A light wife doth make a heavy husband."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.  [1913 Webster]
Light cavalry, Light horse (Mil.), light-armed soldiers mounted on strong and active horses. -- Light eater, one who eats but little. -- Light infantry, infantry soldiers selected and trained for rapid evolutions. -- Light of foot. (a) Having a light step. (b) Fleet. -- Light of heart, gay, cheerful. -- Light oil (Chem.), the oily product, lighter than water, forming the chief part of the first distillate of coal tar, and consisting largely of benzene and toluene. -- Light sails (Naut.), all the sails above the topsails, with, also, the studding sails and flying jib. Dana. -- Light sleeper, one easily wakened. -- Light weight, a prize fighter, boxer, wrestler, or jockey, who is below a standard medium weight. Cf. Feather weight, under Feather. [Cant] -- To make light of, to treat as of little consequence; to slight; to disregard. -- To set light by, to undervalue; to slight; to treat as of no importance; to despise.
lightadv. 
     Lightly; cheaply.  Hooker.  [1913 Webster]
lightv. t. [See Light not heavy, and cf. Light to alight, and Lighten to make less heavy.].
     To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.  [1913 Webster]
    "From his head the heavy burgonet did light."  [1913 Webster]
lightv. i. [AS. līhtan to alight orig., to relieve (a horse) of the rider's burden, to make less heavy, fr. līht light. See Light not heavy, and cf. Alight, Lighten to make light.].
  •  To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with from, off, on, upon, at, in.  [1913 Webster]
    "When she saw Isaac, she lighted off the camel."  [1913 Webster]
    "Slowly rode across a withered heath,
    And lighted at a ruined inn.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To feel light; to be made happy.  [1913 Webster]
    "It made all their hearts to light."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.  [1913 Webster]
    "[The bee] lights on that, and this, and tasteth all."  [1913 Webster]
    "On the tree tops a crested peacock lit."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; -- with on or upon.  [1913 Webster]
    "On me, me only, as the source and spring
    Of all corruption, all the blame lights due.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To come by chance; to happen; -- with on or upon; formerly with into.  [1913 Webster]
    "The several degrees of vision, which the assistance of glasses (casually at first lit on) has taught us to conceive."  [1913 Webster]
    "They shall light into atheistical company."  [1913 Webster]
    "And here we lit on Aunt Elizabeth,
    And Lilia with the rest.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

light, n., v., & adj.
--n.
1 the natural agent (electromagnetic radiation of wavelength between about 390 and 740 mm) that stimulates sight and makes things visible.
2 the medium or condition of the space in which this is present.
3 an appearance of brightness (saw a distant light).
4 a a source of light, e.g. the sun, or a lamp, fire, etc. b (in pl.) illuminations.
5 (often in pl.) a traffic-light (went through a red light; stop at the lights).
6 a the amount or quality of illumination in a place (bad light stopped play). b one's fair or usual share of this (you are standing in my light).
7 a a flame or spark serving to ignite (struck a light). b a device producing this (have you got a light?).
8 the aspect in which a thing is regarded or considered (appeared in a new light).
9 a mental illumination; elucidation, enlightenment. b hope, happiness; a happy outcome. c spiritual illumination by divine truth.
10 vivacity, enthusiasm, or inspiration visible in a person's face, esp. in the eyes.
11 (in pl.) a person's mental powers or ability (according to one's lights).
12 an eminent person (a leading light).
13 a the bright part of a thing; a highlight. b the bright parts of a picture etc. esp. suggesting illumination (light and shade).
14 a a window or opening in a wall to let light in. b the perpendicular division of a mullioned window. c a pane of glass esp. in the side or roof of a greenhouse.
15 (in a crossword etc.) each of the items filling a space and to be deduced from the clues.
16 Law the light falling on windows, the obstruction of which by a neighbour is illegal.
--v. (past lit; past part. lit or (attrib.) lighted)
1 tr. & intr. set burning or begin to burn; ignite.
2 tr. provide with light or lighting.
3 tr. show (a person) the way or surroundings with a light.
4 intr. (usu. foll. by up) (of the face or eyes) brighten with animation.
--adj.
1 well provided with light; not dark.
2 (of a colour) pale (light blue; a light-blue ribbon).

Idiom
bring (or come) to light reveal or be revealed. festival of lights
1 = HANUKKAH.
2 = DIWALI. in a good (or bad) light giving a favourable (or unfavourable) impression. in the light of having regard to; drawing information from. light-bulb a glass bulb containing an inert gas and a metal filament, providing light when an electric current is passed through. lighting-up time the time during or after which vehicles on the road must show the prescribed lights. light meter an instrument for measuring the intensity of the light, esp. to show the correct photographic exposure.
light of day
1 daylight, sunlight.
2 general notice; public attention. light of one's life usu. joc. a much-loved person.
light-pen (or -gun)
1 a penlike or gunlike photosensitive device held to the screen of a computer terminal for passing information on to it.
2 a light-emitting device used for reading bar-codes. light show a display of changing coloured lights for entertainment.
light up
1 colloq. begin to smoke a cigarette etc.
2 switch on lights or lighting; illuminate a scene.
light-year
1 Astron. the distance light travels in one year, nearly 6 million million miles.
2 (in pl.) colloq. a long distance or great amount. lit up colloq. drunk. out like a light deeply asleep or unconscious. throw (or shed) light on help to explain.
Derivative
lightish adj. lightless adj. lightness n.
light, adj., adv., & v.
--adj.
1 of little weight; not heavy; easy to lift.
2 a relatively low in weight, amount, density, intensity, etc. (light arms; light traffic; light metal; light rain; a light breeze). b deficient in weight (light coin). c (of an isotope etc.) having not more than the usual mass.
3 a carrying or suitable for small loads (light aircraft; light railway). b (of a ship) unladen. c carrying only light arms, armaments, etc. (light brigade; light infantry). d (of a locomotive) with no train attached.
4 a (of food, a meal, etc.) small in amount; easy to digest (had a light lunch). b (of drink) not heavy on the stomach or strongly alcoholic.
5 a (of entertainment, music, etc.) intended for amusement, rather than edification; not profound. b frivolous, thoughtless, trivial (a light remark).
6 (of sleep or a sleeper) easily disturbed.
7 easily borne or done (light duties).
8 nimble; quick-moving (a light step; light of foot; a light rhythm).
9 (of a building etc.) graceful, elegant, delicate.
10 (of type) not heavy or bold.
11 a free from sorrow; cheerful (a light heart). b giddy (light in the head).
12 (of soil) not dense; porous.
13 (of pastry, sponge, etc.) fluffy and well-aerated during cooking and with the fat fully absorbed.
14 (of a woman) unchaste or wanton; fickle.
--adv.
1 in a light manner (tread light; sleep light).
2 with a minimum load or minimum luggage (travel light).
--v.intr. (past and past part. lit or lighted)
1 (foll. by on, upon) come upon or find by chance.
2 archaic a alight, descend. b (foll. by on) land on (shore etc.).

Idiom
lighter-than-air (of an aircraft) weighing less than the air it displaces. light-fingered given to stealing. light flyweight see FLYWEIGHT. light-footed nimble. light-footedly nimbly. light-headed giddy, frivolous, delirious. light-headedly in a light-headed manner. light-headedness being light-headed. light-hearted
1 cheerful.
2 (unduly) casual, thoughtless. light-heartedly in a light-hearted manner. light-heartedness being light-hearted. light heavyweight see HEAVYWEIGHT. light industry the manufacture of small or light articles. light into colloq. attack. light middleweight see MIDDLEWEIGHT. light out colloq. depart. light touch delicate or tactful treatment. light welterweight see WELTERWEIGHT. make light of treat as unimportant. make light work of do a thing quickly and easily.
Derivative
lightish adj. lightness n.
Etymology
OE leoht, liht, lihtan f. Gmc, the verbal sense from the idea of relieving a horse etc. of weight

THESAURUS

light

ASA scale, Anschauung, British candle, Hefner candle, Mickey Mouse, Paphian, Scheiner scale, Very flare, abuse, accented, account, acquaintance, active, aerial, aeriform, aery, agile, airish, airlike, airy, alabaster, alabastrine, albescent, alfresco, alight, allegorization, alveolar, amplitude, amusing, angle, angle of vision, ankle-deep, announcement, antelope, antinode, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, appear, arrow, articulated, asinine, aspect, assail, assault, assimilated, atmospheric, attack, attenuate, attenuated, aurora, back, balefire, bank, barytone, basis, bay, bay window, be exposed, be revealed, beacon, beacon fire, beacons, beaming, bearable, beat, belabor, berate, bilabial, birdbrained, birdwitted, blond, blue book, blue darter, blue streak, bougie decimale, bow window, boyish, brand, break, break of day, breakable, breezy, briefing, bright, brighten, brighten up, brightening, brightness, brilliant, bring to light, brittle, broad, bubbly, bulletin, bump, buoyant, burn, butane lighter, cacuminal, camp, campy, candle, candle lumen, candle power, candle-foot, candle-hour, candle-meter, candlelight, cannonball, carefree, casement, casement window, casual, catchpenny, central, cerebral, chambering, chance, changeable, chanticleer, cheap-jack, checked, cheer up, cheerful, cigarette lighter, clarification, clarify, clear, climb down, clobber, close, cloudless, cobwebby, cockcrow, cocklight, come across, come down, come in, come out, come to light, comic, communication, communique, configuration, conflagrate, considering, consonant, consonantal, continuant, coquettish, corky, counterglow, courser, crack of dawn, cracking, crash-land, cream, creamy, crest, crumbly, cursory, cushy, dainty, dart, data, datum, dawn, dawning, day-peep, daybreak, daylight, dayspring, de Broglie wave, debark, debonair, decimal candle, decipherment, decoding, delicate, delicately weak, demonstration, demythologization, dental, deplane, depthless, descend, detrain, develop, diaphane, diaphanous, diffraction, diluted, dim, directory, disclose, discover, disembark, dismiss, dismount, dispatch, display case, dissimilated, ditch, diverting, dizzy, dorsal, downwind, downy, dun-white, eagle, easy, easy as pie, easygoing, editing, effect, effeminate, effortless, effulgent, eggshell, eidolon, electric light bulb, electricity, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, elucidate, elucidation, emendation, emerge, empty, empty-headed, encounter, endurable, enkindle, enlighten, enlightenment, entertaining, epidermal, eternity, ethereal, euhemerism, evanescent, evidence, evolve, exegesis, exemplification, explain, explanation, explication, expose, exposed, exposition, exposure meter, expounding, express train, eye, facet, facile, facts, factual information, faddish, faded, faint, fair, familiarization, fan the flame, fan window, fanlight, farcical, fashion, fatuous, featherbrained, featherweight, feathery, featly, feature, feed, feed the fire, fickle, figure, find, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, fire, firebrand, firelight, first brightening, flambeau, flame, flare, flare-up, flash, flashlight, flat, fleet, flighty, flimsy, flint, flint and steel, flirtatious, flood with light, floodlight, fluffy, fluorescence, fluorescent, flux, foamy, foolish, foot-candle, footing, form, fragile, frail, frame of reference, framework, frangible, free and easy, frequency, frequency band, frequency spectrum, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, front, frothy, fusee, futile, gaslight, gauzy, gay, gazelle, gen, general information, gentle, gestalt, get down, get off, giddy, gimcrack, gimcracky, girlish, glare, glass, glassware, glaucescent, glaucous, gleam, glib, glide, glim, glory, gloss, glossal, glottal, glow, go down, gossamer, gossamery, graceful, gracile, gray-white, greased lightning, greyhound, grille, grow bright, grow light, guidebook, guided wave, guise, guttural, handout, happy, happy-go-lucky, harangue, hard, hard information, hare, headlight, heavy, high, highlight, hit, holiness, idle, ignite, igniter, ignition, illume, illuminant, illuminate, illumination, illuminator, illumine, illustration, image, imago, immutability, imperceptible, imponderous, impression, in consideration of, in phase, in view of, inane, incandescence, incandescent, incandescent body, incidental information, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inconstant, indistinct, infinite goodness, infinite justice, infinite love, infinite mercy, infinite power, infinite wisdom, infinity, inflame, info, information, insight, insignificant, instruction, insubstantial, intelligence, intensity, interference, international candle, intonated, iridescent, irradiate, ivory, ivory-white, jaunty, jejune, jerry, jerry-built, jet plane, jolly, jovial, joyful, kindle, knee-deep, knowledge, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, lacy, lambaste, lamp, lamp-hour, lancet window, land, lantern, lateral, lattice, lax, leger, level off, light as air, light bulb, light into, light meter, light quantum, light source, light up, light upon, light-colored, light-footed, light-headed, light-hearted, light-hued, lighten, lighter, lighter than vanity, lighthearted, lighthouse, lightish, lightning, lightship, lightsome, lightweight, likeness, limber, lineaments, lingual, lint-white, liquid, lissome, lithe, little, longitudinal wave, look, loose, loose-moraled, louver window, low, lucent, lucid, luck, luculent, lumen, lumen meter, lumen-hour, lumeter, luminant, luminary, luminate, luminescence, luminosity, luminous, luminous flux, luminous intensity, luminous power, lux, magnesium flare, majesty, make a light, make known, make light of, manner, match, meager, mechanical wave, meet, meet up with, mellow, mental outlook, mention, mercurial, mercury, merry, message, mid, mild, misty, moderate, monophthongal, moon, moonlight, morn, morning, mother-of-pearl, mousse, muted, nacreous, namby-pamby, narrow, nasal, nasalized, neat-fingered, neat-handed, nimble, nimble-footed, node, not deep, nothing to it, notice, notification, nugacious, nugatory, obscure, occlusive, occulting light, of easy virtue, of loose morals, off-white, omnipotence, omnipotency, omnipresence, omniscience, omnisciency, on the surface, opalescent, open, open the light, open-air, oriel, otiose, out of phase, outlook, overshine, overshoot, oxytone, painless, palatal, palatalized, pale, pancake, pane, papery, pasteboardy, pastel, patinaed, pearl, pearly, pearly-white, peart, peep of day, pellucid, perch, period, periodic wave, perky, petty, pharos, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phase, phasis, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, phosphorescence, phosphorescent, photon, picture window, pitch, pitched, place, plain, pneumatic, point of view, port, portable, portfire, porthole, position, posttonic, presentation, prime, promiscuous, promotional material, proof, publication, publicity, puny, put on, quantum, quicksilver, quiet, radiance, radiation, radio wave, rare, rarefied, rationale, ray, reason, reference, reference system, reflection, regard, reinforcement, rekindle, release, relight, relucent, relume, relumine, report, resilient, resonance, resonance frequency, respect, retroflex, reveal, ridicule, rocket, roomy, roost, rose window, rounded, sad, scared rabbit, scatterbrained, scintillation, scold, seeming, seismic wave, semblance, semigloss, semivowel, serene, set down, set fire to, set on fire, settle, settle down, shallow, shallow-headed, shallow-minded, shallow-pated, shallow-rooted, shallow-witted, shape, shattery, shed light upon, shine, shine a light, shine upon, shining, shoal, shock wave, shopwindow, shot, showcase, shrug off, side, sidelight, sight, signal beacon, signal flare, signal lamp, signal rocket, silly, simple, simple as ABC, simplification, simplify, simulacrum, sissified, sit down, situation, skin-deep, skinny, skittish, skylight, skyrocket, slack, slant, slapstick, sleazy, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, smooth, sober, soft, soft-colored, soft-hued, softened, solution, somber, sonant, souffle, sound wave, source of light, sovereignty, sparker, sparkle, spill, spotlight, sprightly, spry, stand, standpoint, starlight, stars, statement, stemware, stir the fire, stoke, stoke the fire, stopped, straightforward, streak, streak of lightning, stressed, strike a light, striped snake, strong, stumble, stumble on, style, subdued, subtle, sun, sunlight, sunny, sunrise, sunup, superficial, supportable, surd, sure-footed, surface, surface wave, svelte, swallow, sweet, swift, switch on, syllabic, sylphlike, system, tacky, taking into account, talk down, taper, tender, tense, tenuous, the dope, the goods, the know, the scoop, thick, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, thought, threadlike, throaty, throw light upon, thunderbolt, tidal wave, tolerable, tonal, tongue-lash, tonic, torch, torrent, total effect, touch down, touch off, toying, tragicomic, translucent, translucid, transmission, transom, transparent, transparent substance, transpire, transverse wave, trifling, trite, trivial, trivialize, tropospheric, trough, tumble, turn on, turn up, twangy, twist, ubiquity, unaccented, unburdensome, unclear, unclouded, uncomplicated, uncover, undemanding, undependable, understanding, underweight, unearth, unheavy, unhorse, unimportant, unit of flux, unit of light, unity, universe, unlocking, unobscured, unpredictable, unprofound, unreliable, unrounded, unstressed, unsubstantial, untaxing, unveil, upbraid, upwind, vacant, vacillating, vacuous, vague, vain, vapid, velar, versatile, vertiginous, vestibule of Day, view, viewpoint, vitrics, vitrine, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, volatile, vowel, vowellike, wanton, watch crystal, watch fire, watch glass, watered, watered-down, watery, wave, wave equation, wave motion, wave number, wavelength, wayward, weak, weightless, white book, white paper, whitish, whity, whorish, wicket, wide, willowy, wind, window, window bay, window glass, windowlight, windowpane, 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Irresolution

N irresolution, infirmity of purpose, indecision, indetermination, undetermination, unsettlement, uncertainty, demur, suspense, hesitating, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, alternation, caprice, fickleness, levity, legerete, pliancy, weakness, timidity, cowardice, half measures, waverer, ass between two bundles of hay, shuttlecock, butterfly, wimp, doughface, irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted, undecided, unresolved, undetermined, shilly-shally, fidgety, tremulous, hesitating, off one's balance, at a loss, vacillating, unsteady, unsteadfast, fickle, without ballast, capricious, volatile, frothy, light, lightsome, light-minded, giddy, fast and loose, weak, feeble-minded, frail, timid, wimpish, wimpy, cowardly, dough-faced, facile, pliant, unable to say 'no', easy-going revocable, reversible, irresolutely, irresolved, irresolvedly, in faltering accents, off and on, from pillar to post, seesaw, Int, how happy could I be with either!.

State

N state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper, aspect, dilemma, pass, predicament, constitution, habitude, diathesis, frame, fabric, stamp, set, fit, mold, mould, mode, modality, schesis, form, tone, tenor, turn, trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character, conditional, modal, formal, structural, organic, conditionally, as the matter stands, as things are, such being the case.

Unimportance

N unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality, triviality, levity, frivolity, paltriness, poverty, smallness, vanity, matter of indifference, no object, nothing, nothing to signify, nothing worth speaking of, nothing particular, nothing to boast of, nothing to speak of, small matter, no great matter, trifling matter, mere joke, mere nothing, hardly anything, scarcely anything, nonentity, small beer, cipher, no great shakes, peu de chose, child's play, kinderspiel, toy, plaything, popgun, paper pellet, gimcrack, gewgaw, bauble, trinket, bagatelle, Rickshaw, knickknack, whim-wham, trifle, trifles light as air, yankee notions, trumpery, trash, rubbish, stuff, fatras, frippery, leather or prunello, chaff, drug, froth bubble smoke, cobweb, weed, refuse, scum, joke, jest, snap of the fingers, fudge, fiddlestick, fiddlestick end, pack of nonsense, mere farce, straw, pin, fig, button, rush, bulrush, feather, halfpenny, farthing, brass farthing, doit, peppercorn, jot, rap, pinch of snuff, old son, cent, mill, picayune, pistareen, red cent, minutiae, details, minor details, small fry, dust in the balance, feather in the scale, drop in the ocean, flea-bite, molehill, nine days' wonder, ridiculus mus, flash in the pan, much ado about nothing, unimportant, of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance, immaterial, unessential, nonessential, indifferent, subordinate, mediocre, passable, fair, respectable, tolerable, commonplace, uneventful, mere, common, ordinary, inconsiderable, so-so, insignificant, inappreciable, trifling, trivial, slight, slender, light, flimsy, frothy, idle, puerile, airy, shallow, weak, powerless, frivolous, petty, niggling, piddling, peddling, fribble, inane, ridiculous, farcical, finical, finikin, fiddle-faddle, fingle-fangle, namby-pamby, wishy-washy, milk and water, poor, paltry, pitiful, contemptible, sorry, mean, meager, shabby, miserable, wretched, vile, scrubby, scrannel, weedy, niggardly, scurvy, putid, beggarly, worthless, twopennyhalfpenny, cheap, trashy, catchpenny, gimcrack, trumpery, one- horse, not worth the pains, not worth while, not worth mentioning, not worth speaking of, not worth a thought, not worth a curse, not worth a straw, beneath notice, unworthy of notice, beneath regard, unworthy of regard, beneath consideration, unworthy of consideration, de lana caprina, vain, slightly, rather, somewhat, pretty well, tolerably, for aught one cares, Int, no matter!, pish!, tush!, tut!, pshaw!, pugh!, pooh, pooh-pooh!, fudge!, bosh!, humbug!, fiddlestick, fiddlestick end!, fiddlededee!, never mind!, n'importe!, what signifies it, what boots it, what of it, what of that, what matter, what's the odds, a fig for', stuff!, nonsense!, stuff and nonsense, magno conatu magnas nugas, le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelle, it matters not, it does not signify, it is of no consequence, it is of no importance, elephantus non capit murem, tempete dans un verre d'eau.

Smallness

N smallness, littleness, tenuity, paucity, fewness, meanness, insignificance (unimportance), mediocrity, moderation, small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum, vanishing point, material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace, minutiae, details, look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight, whit, tittle, shade, shadow, spark, scintilla, gleam, touch, cast, grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau, screed, smack, tinge, tincture, inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet, flitter, gobbet, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive, snip, snippet, snick, snack, snatch, slip, scrag, chip, chipping, shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair, nutshell, thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful, fragment, fraction, drop in the ocean, animalcule, trifle, mere nothing, next to nothing, hardly anything, just enough to swear by, the shadow of a shade, finiteness, finite quantity, small, little, diminutive, minute, fine, inconsiderable, paltry, faint, slender, light, slight, scanty, scant, limited, meager, sparing, few, low, so-so, middling, tolerable, no great shakes, below par, under par, below the mark, at a low ebb, halfway, moderate, modest, tender, subtle, inappreciable, evanescent, infinitesimal, homeopathic, very small, atomic, corpuscular, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, mere, simple, sheer, stark, bare, near run, dull, petty, shallow, stolid, ungifted, unintelligent, to a small extent, on a small scale, a little bit, a wee bit, slightly, imperceptibly, miserably, wretchedly, insufficiently, imperfectly, faintly, passably, pretty well, well enough, partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, rather in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, tant soit peu, in ever so small a degree, thus far, pro tanto, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, well-nigh, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, peu s'en faut, near the mark, within an ace of, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about, thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less, no ways, no way, no wise, not at all, not in the least, not a bit, not a bit of it, not a whit, not a jot, not a shadow, in no wise, in no respect, by no means, by no manner of means, on no account, at no hand, dare pondus idonea fumo, magno conatu magnas nugas, small sands the mountain, moments make the year.

Facility

N facility, ease, easiness, capability, feasibility, flexibility, pliancy, smoothness, plain sailing, smooth sailing, straight sailing, mere child's play, holiday task, cinch, smooth water, fair wind, smooth royal road, clear coast, clear stage, tabula rasa, full play, disencumbrance, disentanglement, deoppilation, permission, simplicity, lack of complication, easy, facile, feasible, easily managed, easily accomplished, within reach, accessible, easy of access, for the million, open to, manageable, wieldy, towardly, tractable, submissive, yielding, ductile, suant, pliant, glib, slippery, smooth, on friction wheels, on velvet, unembarrassed, disburdened, unburdened, disencumbered, unencumbered, disembarrassed, exonerated, unloaded, unobstructed, untrammeled, unrestrained, at ease, light, at home with, quite at home, in one's element, in smooth water, skillful, accustomed, easily, readily, smoothly, swimmingly, on easy terms, single-handed, touch and go.

Impurity

N impurity, uncleanness, immodesty, grossness, indelicacy, indecency, impudicity, obscenity, ribaldry, Fescennine, smut, bawdry, double entente, equivoque, concupiscence, lust, carnality, flesh, salacity, pruriency, lechery, lasciviency, lubricity, Sadism, sapphism, incontinence, intrigue, faux pas, amour, amourette, gallantry, debauchery, libertinish, libertinage, fornication, liaison, wenching, venery, dissipation, seduction, defloration, defilement, abuse, violation, rape, incest, prostitution, social evil, harlotry, stupration, whoredom, concubinage, cuckoldom, adultery, advoutry, crim, con, free love, seraglio, harem, brothel, bagnio, stew, bawdyhouse, cat house, lupanar, house of ill fame, bordel, bordello, impure, unclean, not to be mentioned to ears polite, immodest, shameless, indecorous, indelicate, indecent, Fescennine, loose, risque, coarse, gross, broad, free, equivocal, smutty, fulsome, ribald, obscene, bawdy, pornographic, concupiscent, prurient, lickerish, rampant, lustful, carnal, carnal-minded, lewd, lascivious, lecherous, libidinous, erotic, ruttish, salacious, Paphian, voluptuous, goatish, must, musty, unchaste, light, wanton, licentious, debauched, dissolute, of loose character, of easy virtue, frail, gay, riggish, incontinent, meretricious, rakish, gallant, dissipated, no better than she should be, on the town, on the streets, on the pave, on the loose, adulterous, incestuous, bestial.

Cheerfulness

N cheerfulness, geniality, gayety, l'allegro, cheer, good humor, spirits, high spirits, animal spirits, flow of spirits, glee, high glee, light heart, sunshine of the mind, sunshine of the breast, gaiete de coeur, bon naturel, liveliness, life, alacrity, vivacity, animation, allegresse, jocundity, joviality, jollity, levity, jocularity, mirth, merriment, hilarity, exhilaration, laughter, merrymaking, heyday, rejoicing, marriage bell, nepenthe, Euphrosyne, sweet forgetfulness, optimism, self complacency, hedonics, hedonism, cheerful, happy, cheery, cheerly, of good cheer, smiling, blithe, in spirits, in good spirits, breezy, bully, chipper, in high spirits, in high feather, happy as the day is long, happy as a king, gay as a lark, allegro, debonair, light, lightsome, light hearted, buoyant, debonnaire, bright, free and easy, airy, janty, jaunty, canty, hedonic, riant, sprightly, sprightful, spry, spirited, spiritful, lively, animated, vivacious, brisk as a bee, sparkling, sportive, full of play, full of spirit, all alive, sunny, palmy, hopeful, merry as a cricket, merry as a grig, merry as a marriage bell, joyful, joyous, jocund, jovial, jolly as a thrush, jolly as a sandboy, blithesome, gleeful, gleesome, hilarious, rattling, winsome, bonny, hearty, buxom, playful, playsome, folatre, playful as a kitten, tricksy, frisky, frolicsome, gamesome, jocose, jocular, waggish, mirth loving, laughter-loving, mirthful, rollicking, elate, elated, exulting, jubilant, flushed, rejoicing, cock-a-hoop, cheering, inspiriting, exhilarating, cardiac, cardiacal, pleasing, palmy, cheerfully, Int, never say die!, come!, cheer up!, hurrah!, hence loathed melancholy!, begone dull care!, away with melancholy!, a merry heart goes all the day, as merry as the day is long, ride si sapis.

Wit

N wit, humor, wittiness, sense of humor, attic wit, attic salt, atticism, salt, esprit, point, fancy, whim, drollery, pleasantry, farce, buffoonery, fooling, tomfoolery, shenanigan, harlequinade, broad farce, broad humor, fun, espieglerie, vis comica, jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness, facetiousness, waggery, waggishness, whimsicality, comicality, banter, badinage, retort, repartee, smartness, ready wit, quid- pro-quo, ridicule, jest, joke, jape, jibe, facetiae, levity, quips and cranks, capital joke, canorae nugae, standing jest, standing joke, private joke, conceit, quip, quirk, crank, quiddity, concetto, plaisanterie, brilliant idea, merry thought, bright thought, happy thought, sally, flash of wit, flash of merriment, scintillation, mot, mot pour rire, witticism, smart saying, bon-mot, jeu d'esprit, epigram, jest book, dry joke, quodlibet, cream of the jest, word-play, jeu de mots, play of words, play upon words, pun, punning, double entente, double entendre, quibble, verbal quibble, conundrum, anagram, acrostic, double acrostic, trifling, idle conceit, turlupinade, old joke, tired joke, flat joke, Joe Miller, witty, attic, quick-witted, nimble-witted, smart, jocular, jocose, humorous, facetious, waggish, whimsical, kidding, joking, puckish, playful, merry and wise, pleasant, sprightly, light, spirituel, sparkling, epigrammatic, full of point, ben trovato, comic, zany, madcap, funny, amusing, jokingly, in joke, in jest, in sport, in play, adhibenda est in jocando moderatio, gentle dullness ever loves a joke, leave this keen encounter of our wits, just joking, just kidding, surely you jest!.

Opening

N opening, hole, foramen, puncture, perforation, fontanel, transforation, pinhole, keyhole, loophole, porthole, peephole, mousehole, pigeonhole, eye of a needle, eyelet, slot, opening, aperture, apertness, hiation, yawning, oscitancy, dehiscence, patefaction, pandiculation, chasm, embrasure, window, casement, abatjour, light, sky light, fan light, lattice, bay window, bow window, oriel, dormer, lantern, outlet, inlet, vent, vomitory, embouchure, orifice, mouth, sucker, muzzle, throat, gullet, weasand, wizen, nozzle, placket, portal, porch, gate, ostiary, postern, wicket, trapdoor, hatch, door, arcade, cellarway, driveway, gateway, doorway, hatchway, gangway, lich gate, way, path, thoroughfare, channel, passage, passageway, tube, pipe, water pipe, air pipe, vessel, tubule, canal, gut, fistula, adjutage, ajutage, ostium, smokestack, chimney, flue, tap, funnel, gully, tunnel, main, mine, pit, adit, shaft, gallery, alley, aisle, glade, vista, bore, caliber, pore, blind orifice, fulgurite, thundertube, porousness, porosity, sieve, cullender, colander, cribble, riddle, screen, honeycomb, apertion, perforation, piercing, terebration, empalement, pertusion, puncture, acupuncture, penetration, key, opener, master key, password, combination, passe- partout, open, perforated, perforate, wide open, ajar, unclosed, unstopped, oscitant, gaping, yawning, patent, tubular, cannular, fistulous, pervious, permeable, foraminous, vesicular, vasicular, porous, follicular, cribriform, honeycombed, infundibular, riddled, tubulous, tubulated, piped, tubate, opening, aperient, Int, open sesame!.

Velocity

N velocity, speed, celerity, swiftness, rapidity, eagle speed, expedition, pernicity, acceleration, haste, spurt, rush, dash, race, steeple chase, smart rate, lively rate, swift rate, rattling rate, spanking rate, strapping rate, smart pace, lively pace, swift pace, rattling pace, spanking pace, strapping pace, round pace, flying, flight, lightning, greased lightning, light, electricity, wind, cannon ball, rocket, arrow, dart, hydrargyrum, quicksilver, telegraph, express train, torrent, eagle, antelope, courser, race horse, gazelle, greyhound, hare, doe, squirrel, camel bird, chickaree, chipmunk, hackee, ostrich, scorcher, Mercury, Ariel, Camilla, Harlequin, log, log line, speedometer, odometer, tachometer, strobe, radar speed detector, radar trap, air speed gauge, wind sock, wind speed meter, pedometer, fast, speedy, swift, rapid, quick, fleet, aliped, nimble, agile, expeditious, express, active, flying, galloping, light footed, nimble footed, winged, eagle winged, mercurial, electric, telegraphic, light-legged, light of heel, swift as an arrow, quick as lightning, quick as a thought, swiftly, with speed, apace, at a great rate, at full speed, at railway speed, full drive, full gallop, posthaste, in full sail, tantivy, trippingly, instantaneously, under press of sail, under press of canvas, under press of sail and steam, velis et remis, on eagle's wing, in double quick time, with rapid strides, with giant strides, a pas de geant, in seven league boots, whip and spur, ventre a terre, as fast as one's legs will carry one, as fast as one's heels will carry one, as fast as one can lay legs to the ground, at the top of one's speed, by leaps and bounds, with haste, vires acquirit eundo, I'll put a girdle about the earth in forty minutes, swifter than arrow from the Tartar's bow, go like a bat out of hell, tempus fugit.

Arrival

VB arrive, get to, come to, come, reach, attain, come up with, come up to, overtake, make, fetch, complete, join, rejoin, light, alight, dismount, land, go ashore, debark, disembark, put in, put into, visit, cast anchor, pitch one's tent, sit down, get to one's journey's end, make the land, be in at the death, come back, get back, come home, get home, return, come in, make one's appearance, drop in, detrain, deplane, outspan, de-orbit, come to hand, come at, come across, hit, come upon, light upon, pop upon, bounce upon, plump upon, burst upon, pitch upon, meet, encounter, rencounter, come in contact.

Descent

VB descend, go down, drop down, come down, fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle, plunge, plummet, crash, decline, set, sink, droop, come down a peg, slump, dismount, alight, light, get down, swoop, stoop, fall prostrate, precipitate oneself, let fall, tumble, trip, stumble, titubate, lurch, pitch, swag, topple, topple over, tumble over, topple down, tumble down, tilt, sprawl, plump down, come down a cropper.

Levity

N levity, lightness, imponderability, buoyancy, volatility, feather, dust, mote, down, thistle, down, flue, cobweb, gossamer, straw, cork, bubble, balloon, float, buoy, ether, air, leaven, ferment, barm, yeast, lighter-than-air balloon, helium balloon, hydrogen balloon, hot air balloon, convection, thermal draft, thermal, light, subtile, airy, imponderous, imponderable, astatic, weightless, ethereal, sublimated, gossamery, suberose, suberous, uncompressed, volatile, buoyant, floating, portable, light as a feather, light as a thistle, light as air, lighter than air, rise like a balloon, float like a balloon.

Rarity

N rarity, tenuity, absence of solidity, subtility, subtilty, subtlety, sponginess, compressibility, rarefaction, expansion, dilatation, inflation, subtilization, vaporization, evaporation, diffusion, gassification, ether, rare, subtile, thin, fine, tenuous, compressible, flimsy, slight, light, cavernous, spongy, rarefied, unsubstantial, uncompact, incompressed, rarefiable.

Calefaction

VB heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment, make hot, sun oneself, sunbathe, go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame), fire, set fire to, set on fire, kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light, apply the match to, apply the torch to, rekindle, relume, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, poke the fire, stir the fire, blow the fire, make a bonfire of, melt, thaw, fuse, liquefy, burn, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch, brand, cauterize, sear, burn in, corrode, char, calcine, incinerate, smelt, scorify, reduce to ashes, burn to a cinder, commit to the flames, consign to the flames, boil, digest, stew, cook, seethe, scald, parboil, simmer, do to rags, take fire, catch fire, blaze.

Fuel

N fuel, firing, combustible, coal, wallsend, anthracite, culm, coke, carbon, charcoal, bituminous coal, tar shale, turf, peat, firewood, bobbing, faggot, log, cinder, ingle, tinder, touchwood, sulphur, brimstone, incense, port-fire, fire-barrel, fireball, brand, amadou, bavin, blind coal, glance coal, German tinder, pyrotechnic sponge, punk, smudge, solid fueled rocket, wax, paraffin wax, paraffin oil, lamp oil, whale oil, oil, petroleum, gasoline, high octane gasoline, nitromethane, petrol, gas, juice, gasohol, alcohol, ethanol, methanol, fuel oil, kerosene, jet fuel, heating oil, number 2 oil, number 4 oil, naphtha, rocket fuel, high specific impulse fuel, liquid hydrogen, liquid oxygen, lox, natural gas, synthetic gas, synthesis gas, propane, butane, hydrogen, brand, torch, fuse, wick, spill, match, light, lucifer, congreve, vesuvian, vesta, fusee, locofoco, linstock, candle, oil, carbonaceous, combustible, inflammable, high octane, high specific impulse, heat of combustion.

Light

N light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil, sunbeam, moonbeam, aurora, day, sunshine, light of day, light of heaven, moonlight, starlight, sunlight, daylight, broad daylight, noontide light, noontide, noonday, noonday sun, glow, glimmering, glint, play of light, flood of light, phosphorescence, lambent flame, flush, halo, glory, nimbus, aureola, spark, scintilla, facula, sparkling, emication, scintillation, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulguration, flame, lightning, levin, ignis fatuus, luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion, reflection, gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendor, effulgence, refulgence, fulgor, fulgidity, dazzlement, resplendence, transplendency, luminousness, luminosity, lucidity, renitency, nitency, radiance, radiation, irradiation, illumination, actinic rays, actinism, Roentgen-ray, Xray, photography, heliography, photometer, optics, photology, photometry, dioptrics, catoptrics, chiaroscuro, clairobscur, clear obscure, breadth, light and shade, black and white, tonality, reflection, refraction, dispersion, refractivity, shining, luminous, luminiferous, lucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous, light, lightsome, bright, vivid, splendent, nitid, lustrous, shiny, beamy, scintillant, radiant, lambent, sheen, sheeny, glossy, burnished, glassy, sunny, orient, meridian, noonday, tide, cloudless, clear, unclouded, unobscured, gairish, garish, resplendent, transplendent, refulgent, effulgent, fulgid, fulgent, relucent, splendid, blazing, in a blaze, ablaze, rutilant, meteoric, phosphorescent, aglow, bright as silver, light as day, bright as day, light as noonday, bright as noonday, bright as the sun at noonday, actinic, photogenic, graphic, heliographic, heliophagous, a day for gods to stoop and men to soar, dark with excessive bright, light, ray, beam, stream, gleam, streak, pencil, sunbeam, moonbeam, aurora, day, sunshine, light of day, light of heaven, moonlight, starlight, sunlight, daylight, broad daylight, noontide light, noontide, noonday, noonday sun, glow, glimmering, glint, play of light, flood of light, phosphorescence, lambent flame, flush, halo, glory, nimbus, aureola, spark, scintilla, facula, sparkling, emication, scintillation, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulguration, flame, lightning, levin, ignis fatuus, luster, sheen, shimmer, reflexion, reflection, gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, splendor, effulgence, refulgence, fulgor, fulgidity, dazzlement, resplendence, transplendency, luminousness, luminosity, lucidity, renitency, nitency, radiance, radiation, irradiation, illumination, actinic rays, actinism, Roentgen-ray, Xray, photography, heliography, photometer, optics, photology, photometry, dioptrics, catoptrics, chiaroscuro, clairobscur, clear obscure, breadth, light and shade, black and white, tonality, reflection, refraction, dispersion, refractivity, shining, luminous, luminiferous, lucid, lucent, luculent, lucific, luciferous, light, lightsome, bright, vivid, splendent, nitid, lustrous, shiny, beamy, scintillant, radiant, lambent, sheen, sheeny, glossy, burnished, glassy, sunny, orient, meridian, noonday, tide, cloudless, clear, unclouded, unobscured, gairish, garish, resplendent, transplendent, refulgent, effulgent, fulgid, fulgent, relucent, splendid, blazing, in a blaze, ablaze, rutilant, meteoric, phosphorescent, aglow, bright as silver, light as day, bright as day, light as noonday, bright as noonday, bright as the sun at noonday, actinic, photogenic, graphic, heliographic, heliophagous, a day for gods to stoop and men to soar, dark with excessive bright.

VB shine, glow, glitter, glister, glisten, twinkle, gleam, flare, flare up, glare, beam, shimmer, glimmer, flicker, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze, be bright, reflect light, daze, dazzle, bedazzle, radiate, shoot out beams, fulgurate, clear up, brighten, lighten, enlighten, levin, light, light up, irradiate, shine upon, give out a light, hang out a light, cast light upon, cast light in, throw light upon, throw light in, shed light upon, shed luster upon, illume, illumine, illuminate, relume, strike a light, kindle.

Luminary

N luminary, light, flame, spark, scintilla, phosphorescence, fluorescence, sun, orb of day, Phoebus, Apollo, Aurora, star, orb, meteor, falling star, shooting star, blazing star, dog star, Sirius, canicula, Aldebaran, constellation, galaxy, zodiacal light, anthelion, day star, morning star, Lucifer, mock sun, parhelion, phosphor, phosphorus, sun dog, Venus, aurora, polar lights, northern lights, aurora borealis, southern lights, aurora australis, lightning, chain lightning, fork lightning, sheet lightning, summer lightning, ball lightning, kugelblitz, phosphorus, yellow phosphorus, scintillator, phosphor, firefly luminescence, ignis fatuus, Jack o'lantern, Friar's lantern, will-o'-the- wisp, firedrake, Fata Morgana, Saint Elmo's fire, glowworm, firefly, June bug, lightning bug, anglerfish, gas, gas light, lime light, lantern, lanthorn, dark lantern, bull's-eye, candle, bougie, taper, rushlight, oil, wick, burner, Argand, moderator, duplex, torch, flambeau, link, brand, gaselier, chandelier, electrolier, candelabrum, candelabra, girandole, sconce, luster, candlestick, lamp, light, incandescent lamp, tungsten bulb, light bulb, flashlight, torch, arc light, laser, maser neon bulb, neon sign, fluorescent lamp, filament, socket, contacts, filler gas, firework, fizgig, pyrotechnics, rocket, lighthouse, self-luminous, glowing, phosphoric, phosphorescent, fluorescent, incandescent, luminescent, chemiluminescent, radiant, blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels, the sentinel stars set their watch in the sky, the planets in their station list'ning stood, the Scriptures of the skies, that orbed continent, the fire that severs day from night, luminary, light, flame, spark, scintilla, phosphorescence, fluorescence, sun, orb of day, Phoebus, Apollo, Aurora, star, orb, meteor, falling star, shooting star, blazing star, dog star, Sirius, canicula, Aldebaran, constellation, galaxy, zodiacal light, anthelion, day star, morning star, Lucifer, mock sun, parhelion, phosphor, phosphorus, sun dog, Venus, aurora, polar lights, northern lights, aurora borealis, southern lights, aurora australis, lightning, chain lightning, fork lightning, sheet lightning, summer lightning, ball lightning, kugelblitz, phosphorus, yellow phosphorus, scintillator, phosphor, firefly luminescence, ignis fatuus, Jack o'lantern, Friar's lantern, will-o'-the- wisp, firedrake, Fata Morgana, Saint Elmo's fire, glowworm, firefly, June bug, lightning bug, anglerfish, gas, gas light, lime light, lantern, lanthorn, dark lantern, bull's-eye, candle, bougie, taper, rushlight, oil, wick, burner, Argand, moderator, duplex, torch, flambeau, link, brand, gaselier, chandelier, electrolier, candelabrum, candelabra, girandole, sconce, luster, candlestick, lamp, light, incandescent lamp, tungsten bulb, light bulb, flashlight, torch, arc light, laser, maser neon bulb, neon sign, fluorescent lamp, filament, socket, contacts, filler gas, firework, fizgig, pyrotechnics, rocket, lighthouse, self-luminous, glowing, phosphoric, phosphorescent, fluorescent, incandescent, luminescent, chemiluminescent, radiant, blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels, the sentinel stars set their watch in the sky, the planets in their station list'ning stood, the Scriptures of the skies, that orbed continent, the fire that severs day from night.

Whiteness

N whiteness, argent, albification, etiolation, lactescence, snow, paper, chalk, milk, lily, ivory, alabaster, albata, eburin, German silver, white metal, barium sulphate, titanium oxide, blanc fixe, ceruse, pearl white, white lead, carbonate of lead, white, milk-white, snow-white, snowy, niveous, candid, chalky, hoar, hoary, silvery, argent, argentine, canescent, cretaceous, lactescent, whitish, creamy, pearly, fair, blond, blanched, high in tone, light, white as a sheet, white as driven snow, white as a lily, white as silver, like ivory.

Appearance

N appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil, lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, perspective, bird's-eye view, scenery, landscape, picture, tableau, display, exposure, mise en sc ne, rising of the curtain, phantasm, phantom, pageant, spectacle, peep-show, raree-show, gallanty-show, ombres chinoises, magic lantern, phantasmagoria, dissolving views, biograph, cinematograph, moving pictures, panorama, diorama, cosmorama, georama, coup de theatre, jeu de theatre, pageantry, insignia, aspect, angle, phase, phasis, seeming, shape, guise, look, complexion, color, image, mien, air, cast, carriage, port, demeanor, presence, expression, first blush, face of the thing, point of view, light, lineament feature trait lines, outline, outside, contour, face, countenance, physiognomy, visage, phiz, cast of countenance, profile, tournure, cut of one s jib, metoposcopy, outside, apparent, seeming, ostensible, on view, apparently, to all seeming, to all appearance, ostensibly, seemingly, as it seems, on the face of it, prima facie, at the first blush, at first sight, in the eyes of, to the eye, editio princeps.

Knowledge

N knowledge, cognizance, cognition, cognoscence, acquaintance, experience, ken, privity, insight, familiarity, comprehension, apprehension, recognition, appreciation, intuition, conscience, consciousness, perception, precognition, acroamatics, light, enlightenment, glimpse, inkling, glimmer, glimmering, dawn, scent, suspicion, impression, discovery, system of knowledge, body of knowledge, science, philosophy, pansophy, acroama, theory, aetiology, etiology, circle of the sciences, pandect, doctrine, body of doctrine, cyclopedia, encyclopedia, school, tree of knowledge, republic of letters, erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, reading, letters, literature, book madness, book learning, bookishness, bibliomania, bibliolatry, information, general information, store of knowledge, education, culture, menticulture, attainments, acquirements, acquisitions, accomplishments, proficiency, practical knowledge, liberal education, dilettantism, rudiments, deep knowledge, profound knowledge, solid knowledge, accurate knowledge, acroatic knowledge, acroamatic knowledge, vast knowledge, extensive knowledge, encyclopedic knowledge, encyclopedic learning, omniscience, pantology, march of intellect, progress of science, advance of science, advance of learning, schoolmaster abroad, scholar, knowing, cognitive, acroamatic, aware of, cognizant of, conscious of, acquainted with, made acquainted with, privy to, no stranger to, au fait with, au courant, in the secret, up to, alive to, behind the scenes, behind the curtain, let into, apprized of, informed of, undeceived, proficient with, versed with, read with, forward with, strong with, at home in, conversant with, familiar with, erudite, instructed, leaned, lettered, educated, well conned, well informed, well read, well grounded, well educated, enlightened, shrewd, savant, blue, bookish, scholastic, solid, profound, deep-read, book- learned, accomplished, omniscient, self-taught, known, ascertained, well-known, recognized, received, notorious, noted, proverbial, familiar, familiar as household words, familiar to every schoolboy, hackneyed, trite, trivial, commonplace, cognoscible, cognizable, to one's knowledge, to the best of one's knowledge, one's eyes being opened, ompredre tout c'est tout pardonner, to know all is to pardon all, empta dolore docet experientia, gnothi seauton, half our knowledge we must snatch not take, Jahre lehren mehr als Bucher, years teach more than books, knowledge comes but wisdom lingers, knowledge is power, les affaires font les hommes, nec scire fas est omnia, the amassed thought and experience of innumerable, was ich nicht weiss macht mich nicht heiss.

Interpretation

N interpretation, definition, explanation, explication, solution, answer, rationale, plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation, meaning, translation, rendering, rendition, redition, literal translation, free translation, key, secret, clew, clavis, crib, pony, trot, exegesis, expounding, exposition, hermeneutics, comment, commentary, inference, illustration, exemplification, gloss, annotation, scholium, note, elucidation, dilucidation, eclaircissement, mot d'enigme, symptomatology, semiology, semeiology, semiotics, metoposcopy, physiognomy, paleography, oneirology acception, acceptation, acceptance, light, reading, lection, construction, version, equivalent, equivalent meaning, synonym, paraphrase, metaphrase, convertible terms, apposition, dictionary, polyglot, explanatory, expository, explicative, explicatory, exegetical, construable, polyglot, literal, paraphrastic, metaphrastic, consignificative, synonymous, equivalent, in explanation, that is to say, id est, videlicet, to wit, namely, in other words, literally, strictly speaking, in plain, in plainer terms, in plainer words, in plainer English, more simply.


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