Light and Shadow


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Light noun – The steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible.
Usage example: he read poetry to her by the light of the moon

Shadow is an antonym for light in topics: brightness, dark.
Nearby Words: lighten, lightweight, lightly, lightness, lighted
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Shadow noun – Partial darkness due to the obstruction of light rays.
Usage example: the valley was in shadow

Light is an antonym for shadow in topics: hint, darkness.
Nearby Words: shade, shady, shadowy, shadowed, shadowing
Antonyms for Shadow
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How words are described

full full light full shadow
pure pure light pure shadow
similar similar light similar shadow
normal normal light normal shadow
Other adjectives: original, single, powerful, constant, great, huge, evil, little, dark, yellow, last, different, literal, said, pink, darker.

Common collocations

way light way shadow way
weapon light weapon shadow weapon

Both words in one sentence

  • Light Is Good These could be tapped into, to obtain either light or shadow powers, and naturally, shadow is easier to master, and makes one corrupt.
    Source: Light Is Good
  • Light Is Good To those who have light or shadow powers from the get-go, obtaining the opposite "element" can prove difficult, since the two powers tend to cancel each other out.
    Source: Light Is Good
  • In Chrono Trigger, humans have affinity with either water, fire, light or shadow.
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Shadow and Light. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 28, from
Light & Shadow. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Nov. 2020. <>.
Shadow or Light. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2020.

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