enlight

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

en- +‎ light

Verb[edit]

enlight ‎(third-person singular simple present enlights, present participle enlighting, simple past and past participle enlighted or enlit)

  1. (archaic, transitive) To illuminate.
    • Alexander Pope
      Which from the first has shone on ages past,
      Enlights the present, and shall warm the last.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.