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BRIGHT, adjective brite. [Heb. to shine.]
1. Shining; lucid; luminous; splendid; as a bright sun or star; a bright metal.
2. Clear; transparent; as liquors.
3. Evident; clear; manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes.
4. Resplendent with charms; as a bright beauty; the brightest fair.
5. Illuminated with science; sparkling with wit; as the brightest of men.
6. Illustrious; glorious; as the brightest period of a kingdom.
7. In popular language, ingenious; possessing an active mind.
8. Promising good or success; as bright prospects.
9. Sparkling; animated; as bright eyes.
BRIGHT-BURNING, adjective Burning with a bright flame.
BRIGHTEN, verb transitive britn. To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase luster.
1. To make luminous by light from without, or by dispelling gloom; as, to brighten sorrow or prospects.
2. To cheer; to make gay or cheerful.
Joy brightens his crest.
3. To make illustrious, or more distinguished; as, to brighten a character.
4. To make acute or witty.
BRIGHTEN, verb intransitive britn. To grow bright, or more bright; to clear up; as, the sky brightens.
1. To become less dark or gloomy; as, our prospects brighten
BRIGHT-EYED, adjective Having bright eyes.
BRIGHT-HAIRED, adjective Having bright hair.
BRIGHT-HARNESSED, adjective Having glittering armor.
BRIGHTLY, adverb britely. Splendidly; with luster.
BRIGHTNESS, noun briteness. Splendor; luster; glitter.
1. Acuteness, applied to the faculties; sharpness of wit; as the brightness of a man's parts.
BRIGHT-SHINING, adjective Shining with splendor.