a beam of (something)

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a beam of (something)

informal A small but steadfast amount or source of something hopeful or positive. My lovely daughter has been a beam of joy in such a trying year of hardship. The charity is the sole beam of comfort to the many people displaced by war who have been reduced to such squalid conditions.
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