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  • verb

Synonyms for brighten

cheer up

Antonyms

enliven

Synonyms

improve

Synonyms

become brighter

Synonyms

Synonyms for brighten

to become brighter or fairer

Synonyms

to make lively or animated

Synonyms for brighten

make lighter or brighter

Related Words

Antonyms

become clear

References in classic literature ?
In this manner, from a happy yet often pensive child, he grew up to be a mild, quiet, unobtrusive boy, and sun-browned with labor in the fields, but with more intelligence brightening his aspect than is seen in many lads who have been taught at famous schools.
As he looked, Ernest could hardly believe but that a smile beamed over the whole visage, with a radiance still brightening, although without motion of the lips.
While he still gazed upward into the deep arch of the firmament and had lifted his hands to pray, a cloud, though no wind was stirring, hurried across the zenith and hid the brightening stars.
Well" -- brightening up -- "if he WON'T ask me to marry him I'll ask him, that's all.
He hoped to see at the window the face of Rosa, brightening up again.
Before he had gone far he observed that the landscape was growing more distinct--was brightening.
After a little it began to get plainer, brightening from within outward--brightening, brightening, brightening, till it set before me the vision of MY OWN SELF, repeated as if I was standing before a glass--the double of myself, looking at me with my own eyes.
Now you're beginning to understand," he said, brightening.
But, he had not gone the length of three streets, when he saw another of the shawled figures in advance of him, at which he looked so keenly that perhaps its mere shadow indistinctly reflected on the wet pavement - if he could have seen it without the figure itself moving along from lamp to lamp, brightening and fading as it went - would have been enough to tell him who was there.
In need of some brightening from without, was Mr Alfred Lammle, for he had the air of being dull enough within, and looked grievously discontented.
said she, brightening a little, after more casting about.
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French spa brand Anne Semonin has developed the White Star collection - two formulas with botanical brightening active ingredients.
Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Make-up, PS27 @ Debenhams Supercharged with plant stem cells and vitamin C, this formula contains a brightening serum to give you that glowing look.