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adjective [never before noun] alight pronunciation in American English /əˈlaɪt/
  1. 1
    literary if someone’s face or eyes are alight, their expression shows a feeling such as excitement or happiness
  2. 2
    literary bright or shining
  3. 3
    set something alight:

    Dozens of cars were set alight.

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