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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIGHTENING

The changing, lightening gravity on the incline caught them.

But the lapse of time brought some relief and a lightening of their depression.

The girl looked at her with a lightening of her amiable, indifferent air.

He shot his hands into the air with the lightening vivacity that was in him a sort of wit.

The artist explained that "Light is as important as lightening."

"It is well," I said, with a lightening of the heart, and bent down to lift the wooden lid.

It was all over, and he closed his eyes to the lightening sky.

For lightening this heavy burthen, I devised the following expedient.

The expense of the trappings of monarchy, too, is lightening.

She wondered a little at that, but with no lightening of her mood.

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