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light up·on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discoververb

    find unexpectedly

    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"

    Synonyms:
    detect, come over, chance upon, distinguish, excise, let out, hear, bring out, identify, hit, arrive at, disclose, attain, let on, chance on, describe, get word, reach, take, key, fall upon, meet, strike, reveal, move, assume, enter upon, see, find out, collide with, coin, gain, encounter, give away, fall, divulge, walk out, impinge on, shine, affect, run into, scratch, happen upon, achieve, pick up, run across, come across, resonate, observe, get a line, notice, key out, mint, strickle, name, accomplish, impress, expose, take up, come to, expunge, unwrap, break, learn, come upon, get wind, discover, luck into, find, make

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  1. light upon

    Synonyms:
    LIGHT ON

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  1. George Eliot:

    Speech is but broken light upon the depth Of the unspoken.

  2. Futuro Surf:

    From dawn of creation. Passion burning sensation. To make reality of imagination. Fear not the dissenters, prove them wrong their bitter sight. Forget not the believers Out of love prove them right. Oh great dreamer I call upon you. Your power, manifest. Shine your light upon this world forever. Til your vessel takes its rest.

  3. Reggie Walton:

    I teach in various countries and I'm always touting the greatness of America. It's going to be difficult for me to convince people in other parts of the world that we are that shining light upon a hill because of what happened that day, it's an embarrassment to me.

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