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bright

a thin flat paintbrush with a straight sharp edge used for highlighting in oil painting

Bright

John. 1811--89, British liberal statesman, economist, and advocate of free trade: with Richard Cobden he led the Anti-Corn-Law League (1838--46)

bright

[brīt]
(materials)
Referring to lubricating oils that are clear, or free from moisture.
(optics)
Attribute of an area that appears to emit a large amount of light.

bright

Descriptive of freshly cut lumber or veneer which is not discolored.
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At length, perchance, the immaterial heaven will appear as much higher to the American mind, and the intimations that star it as much brighter.
Willoughby was all that her fancy had delineated in that unhappy hour and in every brighter period, as capable of attaching her; and his behaviour declared his wishes to be in that respect as earnest, as his abilities were strong.
My wretched feet, flayed and swollen to lameness by the sharp air of January, began to heal and subside under the gentler breathings of April; the nights and mornings no longer by their Canadian temperature froze the very blood in our veins; we could now endure the play-hour passed in the garden: sometimes on a sunny day it began even to be pleasant and genial, and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps.
His features were pretty yet, and his eye and complexion brighter than I remembered them, though with merely temporary lustre borrowed from the salubrious air and genial sun.
The boy actually did look brighter, however--and he sighed rather heavily as he went down the corridor.
Never had the impenetrable atmosphere of illusion through which women behold the man of their choice -- the atmosphere which had blinded her to all that was weak, selfish, and mean in Frank's nature -- surrounded him with a brighter halo than now, when she was pleading with the father for the possession of the son.
Under the over-swinging lamps--swinging ever brighter in the better streets, and ever dimmer in the worse--and by lighted shops, gay crowds, illuminated coffee-houses, and theatre-doors, to one of the city gates.
But when she drew nearer, and I saw her blue eyes looking bluer, and her dimpled face looking brighter, and her whole self prettier and gayer, a curious feeling came over me that made me pretend not to know her, and pass by as if I were looking at something a long way off.
Dost thou desire nothing brighter than gold that thou wouldst transmute all this ethereal lustre into such dross as thou wallowest in already?
They awoke at the same instant, and with one happy smile beaming over their two faces, which grew brighter with their consciousness of the reality of life and love.
BASED PR consultancy R Brighter Comms has recruited a new head of content to spearhead its content development services.
Ericsson today announces that Brighter, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, has selected Ericsson Device Connection Platform (DCP) as its global connectivity management platform for m-health solutions.