Sentence for alight | Use alight in a sentence

Sentence using the word alight. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use alight in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for alight.

  • The lanthorn is still alight. (8)
  • The Chinese lanterns are alight. (8)
  • They saw him alight at the mews. (10)
  • Across the passages they hung alight. (10)
  • All about him the may-flowers were alight. (8)
  • Mrs. Chump caught him by the arm as he prepared to alight. (10)
  • I have felt like being in a big room with one candle alight ever since. (10)
  • I have felt like being in a big room with one candle alight ever since. (22)
  • My broad, muscular back was ever waiting for him to alight just where he planned. (21)
  • One of the first to alight is the circus mail-carrier, who hurries off to the post-office. (21)
  • Being travellers ourselves in a small way, we would fain have seen these other travellers alight. (2)
  • It was so trustful and simple, that it threw alight on the woman under which they had not yet beheld her. (10)
  • General Ople assisted Lady Camper to alight from the carriage, which was forthwith despatched for Elizabeth. (10)
  • He heard with stupefaction, that he could alight on the spot, if he pleased, otherwise he would be driven into Carlsruhe. (10)

Also see sentences for: dismount, light, perch, settle.

Definition of alight:

  • alight, a-lt’, v.i. to come down, as from a horse (_from_): to descend: to land anywhere (_upon_): to fall upon. (0) | alight, a-lt’, adj. on fire: lighted up. (0)

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