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lightening

verb (1)
present participle of lighten

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to become glad or hopeful
  • the patient lightened when he heard the disease responds well to treatment

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lightening

verb (2)
present participle of lighten

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“Lightening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lightening. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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