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  • adj. superlative form of light: most light.
  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of light.

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Examples

  • It does not in the least follow that the darkest spot should be the purest; still less so that the lightest should be the purest.

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  • By contempora ry observations of between five and six weeks, the averaged and almost unvaried difference of the height of mercury in the barometer, at those two places, was .784 of an inch, the atmosphere at Monticello being so much the lightest, that is to say, about one-thirty-seventh of its whole weight.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Lucy's every word, sweet or bitter, and recalled her lightest action -- _Meminerunt omnia amantes_ -- and every now and then he looked sadly into Eve's keen little face for his doom.

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  • After the Big Bang, just a handful of elements were brought into existence, namely the lightest and simplest atoms like hydrogen and helium.

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  • By cotemporary observations of between five and six weeks, the averaged and almost unvaried difference of the height of mercury in the barometer, at those two places, was .784 of an inch, the atmosphere at Monticello being so much the lightest, that is to say, about one-thirtyseventh of its whole weight.

    Notes on the State of Virginia.

  • By cotemporary observations of between five and six weeks, the averaged and almost unvaried difference of the height of mercury in the barometer, at those two places, was .784 of an inch, the atmosphere at Monticello being so much the lightest, that is to say, about 1/37 of its whole weight.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • The lightest was the Rockies 'Esmil Rogers, who made one appearance and then his 150-pound frame was caught in a gust of wind.' '

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  • The sneaker is described as the lightest out of the many designed for Lebron and will see even more colorways come later this year.

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  • Even the "lightest" of the four is only 50% milk chocolate, meaning they all have an intense chocolatey hit.

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  • In fact, it has "lightest" and "most efficient" to keep it company, and we can't wait to see it in action.

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