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Lighten, 1) to illuminate, to enlighten: “the Lord l. thee,” H4B II, 1, 208. “a gem to l. all this isle,” H8 II, 3, 79. “a precious ring that --s all the hole,” Tit. II, 3, 227.
2) to flash: “like the lightning, which doth cease to be ere one can say 'It --s,'” Rom. II, 2, 120. Caes. I, 3, 74. With an accus. denoting the effect: “his eye --s forth controlling majesty,” R2 III, 3, 69.
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