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not having lighting; unilluminated: avoid unlit streets after dark
not having been ignited: tapping his unlit cigarette
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  • The hall was unlit, and only the faintest light reached it from the office.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • Down in the unlit body of the church the riff-raff of O'Brien kept the doors.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • He filled his pipe, and then sat pressing the unlit tobacco with his thumb.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • And, when we stood beside him, he had put a half-smoked, unlit cigar into his mouth.

    No Clue James Hay
  • Her life seemed a thing of quenched torches and unlit lamps.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck

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