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verb -lights, -lighting, -lighted, -lit
to ignite or cause to ignite again
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  • Tresler shook his head, and paused in his work to relight his pipe.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • The spring shower was as brief as it was violent, but the wood would not relight.

  • "Show him in," he said, at length, and began to relight his cigar.

    The Ivory Snuff Box Arnold Fredericks
  • The chauffeurs had hurried off to relight the lamps of the cars.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • "I'm coming," he stammered; and it was the noise of a match Emma had struck to relight the lamp.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • "We are like all theorists," Furley declared moodily, stopping to relight his pipe.

    The Devil's Paw E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Of course I could still thrust my candle between the bars and relight it.

    The Red Room H. G. Wells
  • Me pipe has gone out, and I hasn't the maans convanient to relight it.

    Adrift in the Wilds Edward S. Ellis
  • The lantern had gone out with the blow and he did not dare to relight it.

  • We immediately set to work to relight the fire and cook our breakfast.

    Twice Lost W.H.G. Kingston

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