half-lit

half-lit

mod. alcohol intoxicated. John was half-lit in no time at all.
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Sitting on the suspect's chair in the ominous half-lit office where the 29-year-old apparently spilled the beans, it was easy to imagine the tension as the police grilled him about the tragedy.
Regarding the half-lit twigs (Christmas trees and lights), the traders themselves contribute to the cost of these.
OUTSIDE this busy parade's well-supported local shop, the half-lit sign effectively said 'Barnt Fish Green Bar'.
In a half-lit stadium after two floodlights failed, Livvy's opening goal was credited to John Robertson by the stadium announcer - yet the little striker was 10 yards away when John Millar clattered his shot home off a defender.
Koons is right about the oddity of seeing it at its place of production; in the half-lit, gloomy emptiness of the fabricator it's more foreboding than festive, quite removed from the fantasia of sun-dappled Impressionist leisure/kitsch.
I'd watched his hands gesture in the half-lit alleyway outside and his hands told me to follow, his eyes asked me for money.
Hopefully the local powers-that-be can continue this pro-activity by giving us Christmas lights to be proud of, not the half-lit twigs on occasional buildings which have been a huge embarrassment for years - just look at the effort around the corner in Whitchurch.
Ever since the time I was in my mother's half-lit womb, it drags me.
To the tolling of St Mark's bell and the beating of traditional drummers, trumpet fanfares up aloft, vocal and instrumental members of the King's Consort processed through the atmospherically half-lit hall, wide-open acoustic doors enhancing the sonic grandeur of the occasion.
Instead, MacMillan gives us a half-lit Juliet sitting quietly on her bed agonising on her predicament as the music engulfs her and us.
What the players were doing right then was lying flat on their backs on workout mats in a Ventura Boulevard karate studio, meditating behind closed eyes in a half-lit room that was silent except for the hum of a soda vending machine and the leader's soft voice.
IT'S vampires versus werewolves in a gloomy half-lit city where the most eerie sounds at night are caused by a creaking cliche-ridden script.
The store names signs are also poorly maintained and have been for many a month now, with the Beatties sign only half-lit and TKMaxx partially lit also.
A STRONG recommendation from reader Stephen Dawes left me hoping for a minimum four-star catch of the day - until I saw the half-lit shop sign.