Verb(1) make more cheerful(2) reduce the weight on; make lighter(3) become more cheerful(4) make more cheerful through the use of color(5) become lighter(6) alleviate or remove (pressure or stress
(1) now the Lord lighten thee, thou art a great fool(2) The drapes were opened to allow the late afternoon sunshine in and lighten the atmosphere.(3) efforts to lighten the burden of regulation(4) Once he was gone, I felt the atmosphere lighten up and Coach nodded in satisfaction and left too.(5) But Dad, he seriously needs to lighten up, maybe get a girlfriend or something.(6) A regular exercise program will lighten your load as well as strengthen your back.(7) Was Tom right to take the matter so seriously, or should he lighten up a little?(8) As a kid it was a trick to add some ginger ale to lighten up the flavour.(9) In this case, even with the gamma correction set, the picture is still a bit dark, so I turned off the gamma correction and set the contrast and brightness in order to lighten it up.(10) When someone was talking about something deep or intense he would joke around to lighten up the mood.(11) Even in serious times like these, they had the strength to joke around and lighten up the air a bit.(12) Is this normal, or should I ask her to lighten up?(13) As she played, she watched the yard lighten up gradually.(14) The sky was beginning to lighten , and he felt a tingling on his skin, but there was plenty of time for what was to unfold.(15) We may seek to lighten the burden of all parents once they become parents.(16) The darkness began to lighten into a pale yellow, getting brighter as the seconds passed.
(1) lighten up :: 輝かします
1. make lighter ::
2. whiten ::
4. brighten ::
5. relieve ::
6. lighten up ::
Different Formslighten, lightened, lightener, lighteners, lightening, lightens
Word Example from TV Shows
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I was trying
to LIGHTEN the mood.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 10
He entrusts some small matters to us
that we might LIGHTEN the load.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3
That's a joke, Brandon.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8
I'll use that one to LIGHTEN the mood
after my entire class fails the midterm.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2
I'm just... I'm trying
to LIGHTEN the mood.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17
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