|part of speech:
||adjective & adverb
||illuminated or appearing illuminated; lighted up.
The night sky was alight with fireworks.Her face was alight with excitement.
- bright, brilliant, dazzling, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, illuminated, lighted, lit, lucent, lustrous, radiant
- similar words:
- ablaze, burning, sparkling
He poured gasoline over the rags and set them alight.The entire building was alight when the fire department arrived.
- ablaze, afire, aflame, burning