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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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The Justice Secretary plans to change the law to ensure that any frightened householder who is confronted by a burglar and uses force that is reasonable in the circumstances but in the cold light of day seems disproportionate will not be guilty of an offence.
Since the storyline ultimately involves two countries' foreign agencies acting with murderous impunity within the jurisdiction of a third, "The Cold Light of Day" coincidentally resonates with current covert actions by Israel and Iran over Iran's nuclear program.
The Cold Light Of Day opens with father Martin Shaw (Willis) on board a yacht with his family.
In the cold light of day he realised his brother was actually being quite calm about it all, and decided a legal battle was a bad idea," the source said.
Recent events in the field of collective bargaining, and anticipation of the post-war problems that will have to be solved in the cold light of facts have clearly shown, however, that more frequent contacts and a permanent agency are required in order to achieve even more important results.
A bonus of installing cooling fans is that in the winter the fans assist headlight defrosting--LEDs emit a cold light unlike the hot light of xenon bulbs.
In the cold light of day, though, every race is highly competitive.
The KL 200 LED Series cold light engine and EasyLED Ringlight plus stereo microscopy lamp provide high-performance illumination for biological lab applications.
While lantern fish use a luminescent lure to attract prey, scientists have learned to use cold light to help them with research.
Its main features include an integrated examination endoscopic unit with a lateral tactile TFT monitor, camera, and 150W cold light source.
At first glance, the large-format landscapes and cityscapes the two artists have been making for the past fifteen years in and around their native Belgium recall seventeenth-century Dutch paintings with their panoramic views, low horizons, and cold light, not to mention a strangely varnishlike cast to the colors.
You might get a bee in your bonnet and two people are arguing about something, and it becomes about something else, but when you look at it in the cold light of the next day, it's not that important.