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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To spring down, get down, or descend (as from horseback or from a vehicle).

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used without object), : The bird alighted on the tree
  • What is likened to an eagle that is "alit" on a crag?
  • And when they were alit they made great joy of them.
  • And then they alit both, and put him into a tomb of marble. for more
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