a simple past tense and past participle of light1.
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a simple past tense and past participle of light3.
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literature: a college course in English lit.
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(in Italy) lira; lire.
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How to use lit in a sentence
A poorly lit old house gives us neither of those two accommodations, blocking our ability to see what’s around the corner and providing plenty of shadows in which malicious entities could lurk.
Asana’s debut, then, is a lit torch for late-stage SaaS startups that have access to private cash and want to trade publicly.Asana’s strong direct listing lights alternative path to public market for SaaS startups | Alex Wilhelm | October 2, 2020 | TechCrunch
The bar occupied the lower level and was a single, dimly lit room leading to a square concrete patio in the back.
OneWeb already had Federal Communications Commission approval for a 720-satellite constellation that was green-lit in June 2017.Bankrupt OneWeb gets FCC approval for another 1,280 broadband satellites | Jon Brodkin | August 27, 2020 | Ars Technica
A red-lit panel formed the final barrier, leading to a small sliver of space between two sets of doors.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI | Maria Konnikova | August 7, 2020 | Singularity Hub
The convergence of these signs lit Morris up like a firecracker.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
She retrieved a cigarette from her purse and lit it without moving her face away from the screen.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal | Olivia Nuzzi | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The church groups make the displays, and the big solstice, I mean, Christmas, tree can be lit after all.
The Hipgnosis founders took a quick look at the strangely-lit photos of contorted bodies….
When it turned night, the seven dwarfs returned home from their work and lit their seven little candles.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her | The Brothers Grimm | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.The Boarded-Up House | Augusta Huiell Seaman
She lit another cigarette, and for a few moments looked silently out of the window at the darkening woods beyond the lawn.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
When he was gone, Isaacson returned to his sitting-room upstairs and lit a nargeeleh pipe.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
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