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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of relight.

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Examples

  • Doctor Bicknell secured his cigar and relighted it.

    SEMPER IDEM

  • And then, just that Michael should not make the mistake of thinking he was being much made over, Daughtry leaned back, relighted his pipe, and apparently forgot his existence.

    CHAPTER 1

  • The beacon was relighted in 2007, but worries about lead contamination on the site prevented public access until a new walkway was constructed, and tours resumed earlier this year.

    A Beacon on the Cape Restored

  • It has been relighted and making its way down the parade route, again with the police in jogging uniforms and as well flanked by police on rollerblades.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2008

  • And so Jack was sent home, with a pint of good red Alicant wine in him (more, poor fellow, than he had tasted at once in his life before); while the rest, in high glee with themselves and the rest of the world, relighted the candles, had a right merry evening, and parted like good friends and sensible gentlemen of devon, thinking

    Westward Ho!

  • Eventually the birds relighted, draping themselves in their customary black sentry positions above the graveyard, sage and somber; he could stay, they seemed to agree, as long as he remained quietly bleeding, waiting as life leaked easily away.

    Some Fun

  • When a candle was relighted, most of the guests had gone out by doors and broken windows, and the rest huddled behind stacks of wine-kegs and under tables.

    Wings in the Night

  • Eventually the birds relighted, draping themselves in their customary black sentry positions above the graveyard, sage and somber; he could stay, they seemed to agree, as long as he remained quietly bleeding, waiting as life leaked easily away.

    Some Fun

  • Eventually the birds relighted, draping themselves in their customary black sentry positions above the graveyard, sage and somber; he could stay, they seemed to agree, as long as he remained quietly bleeding, waiting as life leaked easily away.

    Some Fun

  • Pencroft especially, since the incident of the relighted fire, would not have despaired for an instant, even if he was on a bare rock, if the engineer was with him on the rock.

    The Mysterious Island

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