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b rahy tuhn

  • v  make lighter or brighter
    The paint will brighten the room
  • v  become clear

  • The school is important because it will change the trajectory of these girls' lives and it will brighten the future of all women in South Africa.
  • Symbols are important to me, and my mood tends to brighten after each victory of the national cricket team, each announcement of improving economic data.
  • Powered by the same fluorescent bulbs used for light therapy (to treat seasonal affective disorder during winter months, for example), the lamps may actually brighten your spirits.
News & Articles

  • Festive foot work
    Clad in white tutus, the ballerinas from Ms. Doreen’s “Fabulous Feet” School of Dance helped to brighten the gray skies that threatened the opening night of the Junebug ArtFest on June 14 in Metuchen (clockwise, from top). A dancer takes a moment of preparation before taking to the main stage. Looking skyward, a dancer appears to be poised for flight. read more
    June 18, 2013 - Edison-Metuchen Sentinel
  • L.A. converts 141,089 street lights to energy-saving LEDs
    LOS ANGELES -- City officials today celebrated the completion of a project to replace thousands of street-light bulbs with LEDs in an effort to brighten city streets while slashing carbon emissions by 47,583 metric tons.
    June 18, 2013 - Los Angeles Daily News
  • Fixes, funding brighten 'Bay Lights' day
    Fixes, funding brighten 'Bay Lights' day Crews working for the "Bay Lights" project delved into the problem and found that the damp air, high winds and bridge vibrations somehow combined to push moisture into some of the 25,000 LED lights, said Ben Davis, a public relations executive and head of the privately financed Illuminate the Arts organization, the project sponsor. Since the problem was ...
    June 15, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
Quotes

  • Malcolm Speed in Hindu
    He was immensely popular among the ICC's staff, a friend to me, and he could brighten the darkest day because, invariably, he had a smile on his face,ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed said. "He will be sorely missed and his wife Sandra and...
  • Susan Hockfield in CNN
    This plaque will brighten the lives of windblown pedestrians,MIT President Susan Hockfield said during the presentation.
  • Paris Hilton in Malaysia Star
    I went and visited the little premature babies who were only, like, one pound. And the cancer patients. It's nice when I can go there and visit them and brighten their day and make them smile. It feels good to be able to do that,Hilton said.

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