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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of brighten.

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Examples

  • Then his expression brightened as Balfour pushed the kitchen door open with his elbow and came out holding a silver tray cluttered with mugs and a steaming pot.

    End of Time

  • Then his expression brightened as Balfour pushed the kitchen door open with his elbow and came out holding a silver tray cluttered with mugs and a steaming pot.

    End of Time

  • His expression brightened at the new arrival, nodding with enthusiasm of his own.

    Miracle Workers

  • His expression brightened at the new arrival, nodding with enthusiasm of his own.

    INTERPHASE: BOOK TWO

  • His expression brightened at the new arrival, nodding with enthusiasm of his own.

    Miracle Workers

  • His expression brightened at the new arrival, nodding with enthusiasm of his own.

    Miracle Workers

  • Then her expression brightened, and a smile curved her mouth as color flooded back into her cheeks.

    Shameless

  • Then her expression brightened, and a smile curved her mouth as color flooded back into her cheeks.

    Shameless

  • The pilot hesitated, and then his expression brightened.

    Deception Point

  • The young woman’s eyes widened and her expression brightened with self-importance.

    Highborn

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