brightening[ brahyt-n ]SEE DEFINITION OF brightening
Synonyms for brightening
- clear up
- light up
- buff up
- grow sunny
- punch up
- spiff up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRIGHTENING
In the meantime the morning was brightening rapidly, and Dozier led out his men.
It had a conversational way of brightening and growing dull.
"They must have decent stables in this town," he considered, brightening.
He hoped to see at the window the face of Rosa, brightening up again.
Perhaps though”––brightening––“it may not be so bad after all.
“Yes, because Gay can always find me something”––brightening.
Yes,” said she, brightening at the imminence of victory, “and she says she thinks it will be just the thing.
The gray light in the east was brightening to an exquisite pink.
"Then I'll tell him to-night," said Mr. Wharton, brightening up.
After a gasp of relief he devoted a brightening attention to me.