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bright

bright

 
 
pronunciation:
braIt
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: brighter, brightest
definition 1: filled with or giving off much light; shining.
This room is nice and bright in the morning.The sun seems so bright in the desert.
synonyms:
alight, brilliant, glittering, illuminated, radiant, shiny
antonyms:
black, dark, dim, murky, shady, somber
similar words:
dazzling, glaring, glowing, light
definition 2: strong or clear in color or shine.
The house is painted a bright yellow.
synonyms:
brilliant, vivid
antonyms:
dim, dingy, drab, soft, somber
similar words:
colorful, gay, glowing, intense
definition 3: quick to learn; smart.
There are bright children in any neighborhood.
synonyms:
brilliant, intelligent, quick, smart
antonyms:
dull, slow
similar words:
clever, intellectual, light, sharp
definition 4: lively; cheerful.
His bright face told me he had good news.
synonyms:
cheerful, merry, sparkling, sunny
antonyms:
grim
similar words:
gay, joyful, joyous, lively
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: brighter, brightest
definition: in a glowing or shining way; brightly.
In the country, the stars shine bright.
synonyms:
brilliantly, radiantly
derivation: brightly (adv.)
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