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candlelight Line breaks: candle|light
Pronunciation: /ˈkand(ə)llʌɪt/

Definition of candlelight in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Dim light provided by a candle or candles: we dined by candlelight
More example sentences
  • The atmosphere is bound to get you into the Christmas mood as the venue will be lit by candlelight for the concert.
  • There was no sound of movement in the house as he climbed slowly down two flights of stairs, also lit by candlelight, to the ground floor.
  • There was no glass in the windows, no electricity or candlelight, nothing but the brilliant stars.

Words that rhyme with candlelight

halite • fanlight

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