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  • Info Brighten is a pop rock band from Chico, California, consisting of brothers Justin (guitar, lead vocals) and Jimmy (drums) Richards, and Alex Draper (bass, backing vocals).
  • Her eyes brightened suddenly, and she half rose before he held her again. Cited from In The Palace Of The King, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I only know my father spoke to few women whose eyes did not brighten. Cited from Paul Kelver by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Not once did he wish her to look round and brighten when she saw him! Cited from Home Again, by George MacDonald
  • His eyes brightened as the young man entered and sat down by his side. Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • His face brightened though as he saw me, and he too held out his hands. Cited from Sail Ho!, by George Manville Fenn
  • And who has more right to have their life brightened by my love than you have? Cited from Winter Evening Tales, by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • She brightened up again, however, when she met her mother at the door. Cited from The Rectory Children, by Mrs Molesworth
  • His face brightened again as he turned to the four blue eyes across the table. Cited from The Song of our Syrian Guest, by William Allen Knight
  • When her shadow fell across him he turned a brightened face on her. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • His brightening eyes told me that he really meant what he said. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • How that man does brighten up the record of those old times! Cited from Virginia: The Old Dominion, by Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • Her eyes brightened when she saw him, and without a word she held out her hand. Cited from Under Sealed Orders, by H.A. Cody
  • I do not think your genius has particularly brightened since we last met. Cited from The Young Duke, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • His eye brightened, and his look told me he had understood my question. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • He was free now to brighten a little his own last hours. Cited from Zuleika Dobson, by Max Beerbohm
  • Something like this passed into her mind and soul, brightening there, like the morning. Cited from A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • His manner was very winning, and the older man's kind face brightened. Cited from The Militants, by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
  • He brightened up and began to talk about his past life. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • God be praised for all he has given to brighten my old age. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • One day the girl saw the eyes of the head brighten as if with pleasure. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends: North American Indian, by Anonymous
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Meaning of brighten

  • verb Make lighter or brighter
    The paint will brighten the room