sunlight

noun
ADJECTIVE
blinding, bright, brilliant, harsh, hot, intense, scorching, strong, warm

He emerged from the tunnel into blinding sunlight.

direct, full

plants that do not like direct sunlight

pale, weak
dappled, golden

the dappled sunlight of the forest

reflected
afternoon, evening, morning
spring, summer, etc.
… OF SUNLIGHT
beam, ray, shaft
patch, pool
VERB + SUNLIGHT
block out

a dank backyard with a wall that blocked out the sunlight

be exposed to

Do not leave your skin exposed to sunlight for too long.

SUNLIGHT + VERB
come in, fall, filter, flood, penetrate sth, pierce sth, pour, shine, stream

Sunlight filtered dustily through the slats of the door.

in dark thickets where sunlight could not penetrate

She threw back the shutters and the sunlight streamed in.

fill sth

Bright sunlight filled the room.

gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, shimmer, sparkle

the sunlight sparkling on the water

be reflected from sth, reflect off sth, reflect on sth
PREPOSITION
in the sunlight

waves sparkling in the sunlight

into the sunlight

We came out into bright sunlight again.

PHRASES
gleam in the sunlight, glint in the sunlight, shimmer in the sunlight, sparkle in the sunlight

The sea shimmered in the sunlight.

blink in the sunlight, squint in the sunlight

They emerged from their cells, blinking in the sunlight.


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