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brighten

see definition of brighten
  • verbmake shine or glow
  • verbmake happy, feel better
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Synonyms for brighten

verb make shine or glow
  • clear up
  • enliven
  • illuminate
  • light up
  • lighten
  • burnish
  • gleam
  • illumine
  • intensify
  • kindle
  • polish
  • buff up
  • grow sunny
  • punch up
  • spiff up

Antonyms for brighten

  • complicate
  • darken
  • dull
  • deepen
  • depress
  • fade
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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cheered

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cheers

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clear

verb. clean, clear away

clear up

verb. become improved
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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