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  • adj. provided with artificial light


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  • I am so excited to explore the District, the well-lighted, temperate parts, and the bad neighborhoods, the scary, rat-scuttling, stomach stabbing parts as well.

    The Velveteen Writer «

  • In Dinaw Mengestu's beautifully written and wearier update of the coming-to-America story, refugees and their offspring cross a lot of bridges, but none of them ever find the clean well-lighted place of their dreams.

    From Dinaw Mengestu, A 'How To' With Few Answers

  • The Hot Chocolate Sparrow from Orleans, MA. A clean, well-lighted place, reliable and free WiFi connection, great coffee and these:

    Ask me anything

  • The intriguing contrast between the dark medieval alleys of Edinburgh's Old Town and the broad, well-lighted New Town mirrors the book's compelling mix of horror and sci-fi.

    By Gaslight, Hunting The Undead

  • Fortunately, when we set up for a formal two-camera interview in Seif al-Islam's swank Belgravia bachelor's pad, a member of our crew had similar skin color: She reached over the short, well-lighted distance between them and, without asking permission, dabbed foundation make-up on the full-mouth-sized hickey veritably carved across the dictator's son's neck.

    Michael Bronner: Civil War (Hold the Mustard...)

  • By then our quahogs were done and we ate them and they were fine and the bartender said "I know this is not a clean, well-lighted place but what the hell are you actually going to have dinner here?"

    A Moveable Bistro

  • For many motorists, a well-lighted roadway is comforting, and many studies have shown that bright lights - in the right places - can save lives.

    Lighting reduced along Route 100 in Howard County

  • Everything is seen from his point of view, and what we are shown is far removed from those old Warner Brothers "Big House" pictures where you made friends for life and had lifers for friends, and quite unlike the popular conception of Scandinavian penal institutions as liberal, clean, well-lighted places.

    R: Hit First, Hit Hardest – review

  • After all, they wonder, don't most people like well-lighted apartments and soothing colors?

    Why Chinese Living Quarters Are Superior

  • They knew I made good food, could see me plainly, the kitchen open wide to the dining room, well-lighted from twelve feet over.

    Bear Circuit


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