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use "alight" in a sentence

While the search of the vehicles was on, two militants wearing pheran refused to alight from a vehicle.

The death of a Japanese lieutenant and his driver near a Chinese airfield on 9 August proved to be the spark that set the tinder box alight, as hostilities commenced within days.

We shouldn't fall into the Administration's trap and alienate all our new mass student support by leading students into a violent confrontation, which is what the Administration now wants us to do," Gold argued.

Claire finally convinces Lyle to surrender the tape and come out by explaining that the knowledge of her powers would simply alienate the whole family.

Unfortunately, all Nancy accomplished was to alienate herself from Don.

Aware of Germany's Anschluss with Austria in March, he realized that he could not afford to alienate Germany and Italy on a long term basis: in the autumn of 1938 his foreign policy became very much pro-German and pro-Italian.

Some delegates were worried it would alienate the mainstream of the movement.

Prote'ge' continues to alienate his team by trying to get girls numbers at the club, even though he has a child and fiance back home.

Prévost had become a popular lieutenant governor, but this was threatened by his attempts, beginning in 1810, to strength the Church of England in Nova Scotia, since that might alienate other religious groups.

In order to not alienate the foreign visitors, the "forbidden for jews" signs were temporarily removed.

These measures combined to alienate even bonafide citizens of Nepali descent.

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