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sunlit

Line breaks: sun¦lit
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌnlɪt
 
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Definition of sunlit in English:

adjective

Illuminated by direct light from the sun: clear sunlit waters
More example sentences
  • It will survey the craters at the South Pole, something that has never been done before, and will map the Peak of Eternal Light, a mountain top that is permanently sunlit.
  • A woman's sunlit face, neatly bisected by shadow, peeks from the window of a black Ford automobile.
  • Even the change in location from a gritty industrial city (Manchester, England) to a glossy, sunlit place like L.A. was a misstep that undermined the necessarily bleak tone.

Words that rhyme with sunlit

runlet

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