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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One that makes less dark.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : The sky lightened after the storm. ,Her face lightened when she heard the good news. ,It thundered and lightened for hours....
  • Verb (used with object) : A full moon lightened the road. ,A large smile lightened his face. ,Add white to lighten the paint. ,eyes that lightened...
  • Potato is a great lightener-upper of wholegrain breads!
  • Snark is a great lightener and keeps things from turning saccharine. for more
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