How to use Brightened in a sentence
His face brightened to a smile.
He lived for war and battle - -it was evident in his brightened gaze and face.
She brightened at the sight of the comfortable seating.
Rejoining his regiment, then in the garrison at Auxonne, after a furlough of twenty-one months, the young officer went through a time of much privation, brightened only by the study of history and cognate subjects.
The faces of officers and men brightened up at the sound.Advertisement
Natasha brightened up and felt almost in love with this woman, who was so beautiful and so kind.
His attention swung back to her and the dark eyes brightened as he noted her smile.
Though the weight of sadness from the past few days was still in evidence, she was obviously brightened by Fred O'Connor, the perfect host.
It ought to be added that in each of the twentyfive years of his subsequent acquaintance with London " the prospect gradually brightened," and his social as well as his intellectual qualities secured him a wide circle of friends.
With all the majesty and stately elaboration and musical rhythm of Milton's finest prose, Taylor's styleis relieved and brightened by an astonishing variety of felicitous illustrations, ranging from the most homely and terse to the most dignified and elaborate.Advertisement
These dreary times, however, are brightened by one glorious name - that of Galileo Galilei.
Near Lima one of the low ranges is brightened by the beautiful yellow lily called amancaes (Ismene Amancaes).
The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
As soon as he saw Natasha his face brightened.
Davout brightened up at the news the adjutant brought, and began buttoning up his uniform.Advertisement
Hannah looked less than pleased, but Toby's face brightened.
On the one occasion when Captain Dawson says he heard it himself, " the sound was like the swishing of a whip or the noise produced by a sharp squall of wind in the upper rigging of a ship, and as the aurora brightened and faded so did the sound which accompanied it."
Till 1630 the The ThirrY fortunes of Austria brightened under the active rule years' of Ferdinand, who was assisted by Maximilian of War.
Irrigation has made a surer future for limited areas, however, and the introduction of drought-resisting crops and the substitution of dairy and livestock interests in the place of agriculture have brightened the outlook in the western counties, whose population increased rapidly after 1900.
Other faces brightened for The Writer, not for The Man.Advertisement
She was already pale, but on hearing these words her face changed and something brightened in her beautiful, radiant eyes.
The captain gazed intently at him as he had done when he learned that "shelter" was Unterkunft in German, and his face suddenly brightened.
Some cameras also function as a night light that can be dimmed or brightened according to need.
If hair highlights are done properly, not only will your hair be brightened, but your face and overall skin tone will adopt a more invigorated glow.
Dual shade combinations are recommended for more natural, blended tones, and all the shades can be mixed, brightened, or darkened for the best flexibility.Advertisement
He scratched his jaw reflectively and his eyes brightened with an idea.
Skidding, half on his feet, half on his seat, he had negotiated a hundred yards further when a glowing flash brightened the sky to the north.
His step grew quicker, and his face brightened as they wound their way through the compound.
She brightened as Jessi appeared.
During the outburst event, the normally faint star suddenly brightened, becoming 600,000 times more luminous than our Sun.Advertisement
Day 3 The early morning was a little overcast, but soon brightened as the morning progressed.
Fine lines are softened, irregular pigmentation is brightened and large pores are less visible.
The soldiers lifted the canteen lids to their lips with reverential faces, emptied them, rolling the vodka in their mouths, and walked away from the sergeant major with brightened expressions, licking their lips and wiping them on the sleeves of their greatcoats.
That tremulous expression on Natasha's face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
Kutuzov was chewing a piece of roast chicken with difficulty and glanced at Wolzogen with eyes that brightened under their puckering lids.Advertisement
They can be molded into unusual shapes, brightened with unabashedly loud colors and decorated with childlike accessories.
After coloring the root area with permanent color, the faded ends can be brightened without damage with the use of a matching shade of demi color.
A black and white outfit can be brightened up considerably with the addition of a red accent piece.
Colors were brightened, but silhouettes themselves were played down significantly for the new decade.
Constructed of luxurious, often languid materials, brightened by vivacious jewel tones and embellished with dramatic details, these sets are the very definition of sophisticated.Advertisement
In this case, the shoes threw a shot of color into the mix and brightened it up instantly.
His dark features brightened and his eyes twinkled with humor.
At first they only brightened her heart, but as they continued, they gradually chased the chill away.
The diffraction pattern is therefore that due to a single aperture, merely brightened n times.
His landlord, who in a waistcoat and a pointed cap, pitchfork in hand, was clearing manure from the cowhouse, looked out, and his face immediately brightened on seeing Rostov.Advertisement
It soon brightened up and with the relative humidity at 86% my wife took my advice and hung out the washing.
The sun brightened up the studio a short time later, her reminder it was time for her midmorning walk.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.