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We may see skies brighten a bit in the afternoon with rather mild highs from 60 to 65.
Clouds will hang tough at first, but skies should quickly brighten by the afternoon.
With one bite, all the pleasures converged — the company, the atmosphere, and those garlicky, herbed bread crumbs baked to a deep brown on top of briny seafood, brightened with freshly squeezed lemon.
Whether someone you know has moved into a new place, or has just been hanging on to their old, worn out vacuum for a bit too long, consider brightening up their space with a new vacuum cleaner.
A number of Reddit contributors pointed out that many USPS vehicles don’t have air conditioning, and that customers who leave ice water or cold drinks for carriers can brighten their day.
She thanked them for their gifts but languidly, and did not visibly brighten when told that her husband was better.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Constance clasps her hands delightedly and begins to brighten with hope.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Now all the anxiety is over, you will brighten like this house.'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Salt, ammonia and turpentine brighten the colours of a carpet, and the latter two are objectionable to moths.
They are like a small lassie I know, who helps to brighten all the dark places in my life.

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