light up

Definitions of light up
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v ignite

“The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano”
Type of:
ignite, light
cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

v start to burn with a bright flame

“The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up
Type of:
catch fire, combust, conflagrate, erupt, ignite, take fire
start to burn or burst into flames

v begin to smoke

Synonyms:
fire up, light
Type of:
ignite, light
cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

v make lighter or brighter

Synonyms:
illume, illuminate, illumine, light
Types:
floodlight
illuminate with floodlights
spotlight
illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
Type of:
lighten, lighten up
become lighter

v become clear

Synonyms:
brighten, clear, clear up
Antonyms:
cloud, overcast
make overcast or cloudy

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