Synonyms and Antonyms of brighten

  1. to become glad or hopeful the glum soccer player started to brighten upon being told that his injury would not jeopardize his career Synonyms cheer, buck up, lighten, look up, perk (up)Related Words rejoice; liven (up), revive; beam, glow, radiate, sparkle; encourage, gladden, heartenNear Antonyms despair, despond; brood, fret, mopeAntonyms darken, sadden

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