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light

(Easy), adjective breezy, carefree, cushy, debonair, effortless, facile, lighthearted, manageable, not burdensome, not complex, not complicated, not difficult, not involved, nothing to it, painless, plain, simple, smooth, straightforward, uncomplicated

light

(Entertaining), adjective amusing, animated, beamish, bird-witted, blithe, blithesome, breezy, capricious, carefree, changeable, cheerful, cheery, comical, debonair, distracting, diverting, easygoing, elated, erratic, fickle, flighty, flyaway, free and easy, frivolous, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, happy as a lark, happy-go-lucky, humorous, impulsive, in good or high spirits, inconsequential, inconstant, insouciant, irresponsible, jaunty, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, optimistic, out in left field, out to lunch, petty, pleasing, pleasurable, positive, recreative, riant, scatterbrained, skittish, smiling, sportive, sunny, superficial, trivial, unimportant, untroubled, upbeat, volatile, witty

light

(Weightless), adjective airy, buoyant, diluted, feathery, floatable, floating, fluffy, light as a feather, light as air, lighter than air, slender, slight, superficial, thin, unsubstantial, watered down

light

(Daylight), noun crack of dawn, dawn, day, daylight hours, daytime, starlight, sunbeam, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, visibility

light

(Illumination), noun beaming, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, clearness, comprehension, effulgence, flood of light, fluorescence, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glitter, glow, glowing, incandescence, irradiation, knowledge, lambency, lightness, luminescence, luminosity, luminous energy, luminousness, luster, openness, publicity, radiance, radiation, sheen, shine, shining, sparkle, sunlight, understanding
Associated concepts: evidence coming to light, shine the light of law
See also: deft, frivolous, jocular, minimal, negligible, slight, subtle, trivial
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This in turn is leading to a rising number of frauds coming to light as firms become more vigilant.
IT'S now coming to light that Cisse will get better, even better than Thierry Henry in time.
Officials from the Transport and General Workers Union and Amicus said more job cuts were coming to light in the aftermath of the company's decision to end production at its Browns Lane plant in Coventry.
Now, the roots of the disorder are coming to light.
And significant church-state issues are now coming to light that need to be addressed.
While he doesn't think the problems are pervasive, the bull market of the late 1990s concealed a lot of flaws that have recently been coming to light, he said.
Plus, all of the corporate scandals coming to light recently have only muddied the waters for investors.
But with the alleged accounting scandal and looming bankruptcy at WorldCom coming to light in late June, the pace of legislative action will quicken.
The same principle holds true for the pederasts and cultural subversives whose long-term efforts to undermine the Catholic Church are just now coming to light through the unfolding "pedophile priest" scandal.
BRITAIN'S biggest hoard of Roman silver denarius coins is soon to go on show to the public more than two years after coming to light.
Most interesting of all are a number of less prominent items whose significance is only now coming to light.