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Definition of "brightening" []

  • Present participle of brighten. (verb)
  • An instance of becoming brighter (noun)

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Use "brightening" in a sentence
  • "Had this been one of her plays, Thomas would now return, throwing the door wide, his expression brightening on seeing her still in his bed."
  • "With his prospects for another term brightening, Ben Bernanke will lead the Federal Reserve this year in pulling back the stimulus"
  • "(AP) - With his prospects for another term brightening, Ben Bernanke will lead the Federal Reserve this year in pulling back the stimulus"