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lighten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lighten

  1. to become glad or hopeful the patient lightened when he heard the disease responds well to treatment Synonyms of 1lighten brighten, buck up, lighten, look up, perk (up)Words Related to 1lighten rejoice; liven (up), revive; beam, glow, radiate, sparkle; encourage, gladden, heartenNear Antonyms of 1lighten despair, despond; brood, fret, mopeAntonyms of 1lighten darken, sadden


lighten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lighten

  1. to supply with light the room was gradually lightened by the rising sun Synonyms of 2lighten bathe, beacon, emblaze, illume, illumine, irradiate, light, lightenWords Related to 2lighten brighten; beam, beat (down), radiate, shine; enhalo, halo; floodlight; highlight, spotlight; blaze, burn, fire, flame, glare, glow, ignite, incinerate, kindle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; gleam, glisten, glitterNear Antonyms of 2lighten dim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)Antonyms of 2lighten blacken, darken, obfuscate



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