lighten


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Synonyms for lighten

Synonyms for lighten

to provide, cover, or fill with light

to become brighter or fairer

to make less severe or more bearable

Synonyms for lighten

make more cheerful

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reduce the weight on

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become more cheerful

make lighter or brighter

alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive

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I fear the turn of my thoughts is not calculated to lighten the time you must pass here; but you have brought this upon yourselves, and shall judge.
Frances Blackburn, service manager for the Healthy Hearts programme, said: "The Lighten Up programme is not a diet, it's a focused exercise and nutrition programme that empowers people to make small, sustainable changes to their lifestyle.
In the run-up to this year's local elections, Chris Lighten distributed 6,000 leaflets calling on residents to take a stand against the Liberal Democrats.
A TOP councillor is to be questioned by police over claims he threatened a family member Lib Dem chief whip Steven Hurst allegedly abused his aunt Yvonne Lighten during an angry exchange at a Wavertree school.
Newman's Own has introduced a new line of Lighten Up salad dressings with about 50 percent less fat and 40 percent fewer calories than regular dressings.
AS much as I like shy Orkney lad Cameron, the boy's just gotta lighten up a little.
But state officials are starting to lighten up, recognizing that more often students need cell phones to arrange a ride home, not make a drug exchange.
Shipping companies forced to lighten loads for second consecutive season
Using American Forests' skill in working with people to build a better environment, Cool Communities will help cities and towns plant trees, lighten surfaces, and monitor the results.
Despite this kitty-craze, dealing with heavy, dusty and smelly cat litter doesn't always lighten their mood.
Their new leave-in Jellies lighten naturally fair or mousey hair by 2-3 shades, either in the sun or (more likely) under the hairdryer.
Reviva Labs also recommends cleansing skin with their Lighten & Brighten Facial Cleanser that also helps lighten discoloration as it deep cleanses.
For example, consumers in the West often use lighteners for their anti-aging benefits, while the Asian consumers use them to lighten the overall color and tone of their skin.
His laughter reminded me that I have a real choice: to take myself oh-so-seriously or lighten up?