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brightened

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

filled with much light
  • the brightened room is now a much more cheerful place for the recuperating patients

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brightened

verb
past tense of brighten

Synonyms & Antonyms of brightened (Entry 2 of 2)

to become glad or hopeful
  • the glum soccer player started to brighten upon being told that his injury would not jeopardize his career

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“Brightened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brightened. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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