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1. sunbeam

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌbiːm'] a ray of sunlight.

Synonyms

  • shaft
  • beam of light
  • sunlight
  • sun
  • sunray
  • ray of light
  • irradiation
  • ray
  • light beam
  • beam
  • shaft of light

Antonyms

  • depressing
  • uncheerfulness
  • stand
  • sit

Etymology

  • beam (English)
  • beem (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sunbeam

  • longerbeam
  • moonbeam
  • stufflebeam

Sentences with sunbeam


1. Noun, singular or mass
and sunbeam snakes (Xenopeltis unicolor), require high cage humidity.

Quotes about sunbeam


1. Happiness. It was the place where passion, with all its dazzle and drumbeat, met something softer: homecoming and safety and pure sunbeam comfort. It was all those things, intertwined with the heat and the thrill, and it was as bright within her as a swallowed star.
- Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

2. Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.
- Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain

3. Such was a poet and shall be and is-who'll solve the depths of horror to defend a sunbeam's architecture with his life: and carve immortal jungles of despair to hold a mountain's heartbeat in his hand.
- E.E. Cummings

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