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lightening

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  • verbilluminate
  • verbreduce weight, load
  • verbcheer up; inspire
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Synonyms for lightening

verb illuminate
  • brighten
  • light up
  • flash
  • gleam
  • illume
  • irradiate
  • light
  • shine
  • become light
  • make bright

Antonyms for lightening

  • dull
  • blacken
  • bring down
  • burden
  • darken
  • depress
  • dim
  • upset
  • weigh down
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.