Thesaurus / lightening

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The terrible day wore on, without any lightening of the tempest, till noon, when the wind suddenly fell to a calm.

Ranch work was growing heavier each year in proportion to the lightening of range work.

Tom felt the lightening of his burden to some extent; but beyond was the alternative of suffering, or causing suffering.

The QuickeningFrancis Lynde

I mean the elm that was struck by lightening last spring at the corner of the paddock.

Rich RelativesCompton Mackenzie

Rapid marching and lightening of knapsacks has reduced the boys' underwear; few of them have but the one shirt, which is in use.

Company GA. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow

He was still a Puck, lightening his moods whenever they threatened to hurt the listener with their intensity.

The Blower of BubblesArthur Beverley Baxter

Sympathy has a fashion of burdening us without in the least lightening the burden which occasions it.

The snowfall was lightening again, and the small flame in the distance looked nearer.

The Second ViolinGrace S. Richmond

The sky's lightening over Asia yonder, and 'tis small chance ye'll have if the dawn catches ye.'

It was as if some spirit that had breathed on him, sustaining him, lightening his incipient heaviness, had been removed.

The CreatorsMay Sinclair

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