(I) LIGHT IN GENERAL
Day, daylight, sunshine, sunlight, the light of day, the light of heaven, noontide, noonday, noontide light, broad daylight.
Glimmer, glimmering, phosphorescence, lambent flame, play of light.
Flush, halo, glory, corona.
Meteor, northern lights, aurora borealis, fire-drake, ignis fatuus, jack-o'-lantern, will-o'-the-wisp, friar's lantern, afterglow.
Spark, sparkle, scintilla, sparkling, scintillation, flame, flash, blaze, coruscation, fulguration, lightning, flood of light, glint.
Lustre, shine, sheen, gloss, tinsel, spangle, brightness, brilliancy, refulgence, dazzlement, resplendence, luminousness, luminosity, luminescence, lucidity, lucidness, incandescence, radiance, illumination, irradiation, glare, flare, glow, flush, effulgence, fluorescence, lucency, lambency.
Science of light: Optics, Photology, Photometry, Dioptrics, Catoptrics.
Radioactivity, radiography, radiograph, radiometer, etc.
(Verbs). To shine, glow, glitter, glisten, glister, glint, twinkle, gleam, flare, glare, beam, irradiate, shoot beams, shimmer, sparkle, scintillate, coruscate, flash, blaze, fizzle, daze, dazzle, bedazzle; to clear up, to brighten.
(Phrase). To hang out a light.
To illuminate, illume, illumine, lighten, enlighten, light, light up, irradiate, flush, shine upon, cast lustre upon, cast, throw, or shed a light upon, brighten, clear, relume.
(Phrase). To strike a light.
(Adjectives). Luminous, shining, glowing, etc., lambent, glossy, lucid, lucent, luculent, lustrous, lucific, glassy, clear, bright, scintillant, lightsome, unclouded, sunny, orient, noonday, noontide, beaming, beamy, vivid, alight, splendent, radiant, radiating, cloudless, clear, unobscured; radioactive, fluorescent.
Garish, resplendent, refulgent, fulgent, effulgent, in a blaze, ablaze, relucent, splendid, blazing, rutilant, meteoric, burnished.
(Phrases). Bright as silver, as day, as noonday.
Obscuration, adumbration, obumbration, obtenebration, obfuscation, extinction, eclipse, gathering of the clouds, dimness 422.
(Verbs). To be dark, etc.
To darken, obscure, shade, shadow, dim, bedarken, overcast, overshadow, obfuscate, obumbrate, adumbrate, cast in the shade, becloud, overcloud, bedim, put out, snuff out, extinguish, dout, douse.
To cast, throw, spread a shade or gloom.
(Phrase). To douse the glim.
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