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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To shed light on; Make lighter; Become clear.

Usage examples (39)
  • Did the mood brighten when he turned on the radio?
  • The paint will brighten the room
  • Just kind of brighten you up a little, here on this Sunday morning.
  • I say Jared, because whenever I got bogged down, he was there to kind of brighten me up. for more
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