1 not dark
become , get , grow , turn
It was starting to get ~.
As soon as it grew ~, we got up and dressed.
The sky turned ~ once more.
remain , stay
It stays ~ for so long on these summer evenings.
Remember that paint shades appear lighter in full sunlight.
All our galleries are very ~.
It was almost ~ outside.
It was barely ~ yet.
It was not ~ enough to see things clearly.
2 not weighing much
be , feel , seem
become , get
extremely , fairly , very , etc.
reasonably , relatively
The tent is ~ enough for backpacking and touring.
amazingly , remarkably , surprisingly
strangely , unusually
The bottle felt strangely ~ between my fingers.
a deliciously ~ alternative to cake
3 not great in amount/degree
Trading volume remains ~.
The punishment can be remarkably ~.
comparatively , fairly , quite , relatively
The traffic is usually fairly ~ in the afternoons.
Light is used with these nouns: aircraft , ale , armour , banter , batter , beam , beer , blonde , blouse , blow , boot , breakfast , breeze , brown , bulb , casualty , chuckle , clothing , cloud , coat , coating , colour , comedy , complexion , cotton , cruiser , dinner , doze , drinker , drizzle , duty , duvet , engineering , entertainment , exercise , fabric , fall , fare , fitting , fixture , footstep , fragrance , freckle , frost , grey , hair , heart , housework , industry , intensity , jacket , jog , jumper , kiss , knock , laugh , load , lunch , make-up , meal , meter , mist , music , oil , opera , pastry , penalty , penetration , period , plane , pollution , pressure , purple , rail , rain , ray , reading , red , reflection , refreshment , relief , saturation , scratch , sentence , shade , shading , shawl , shoe , shopping , shove , show , shower , signal , skin , slap , sleep , smack , smoker , snack , snow , snowfall , socket , soil , source , spray , steering , step , suitcase , supper , sweat , sweater , switch , tan , tap , texture , tint , tone , touch , traffic , trance , transmission , tread , truck , verse , voice , wave , weapon , weight , wind , wine , wood , work , workout , year