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brighten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of BRIGHTEN

to become glad or hopeful <the glum soccer player started to brighten upon being told that his injury would not jeopardize his career>
Synonyms brighten, buck up, lighten, look up, perk (up)
Near Antonyms despair, despond; brood, fret, mope
Antonyms darken, sadden

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May 24, 2015
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