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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightens in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lightens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lightens in a Sentence

  1. Charles Dickens:

    No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

  2. James Baldwin:

    Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.

  3. Sri Madhava:

    Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our lives.

  4. Cheng Yonghua:

    If the statement is deliberately made vague, or if it lightens responsibility, it will once again rip open the wounds of China and the other victims, and rub salt in them.

  5. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.

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    interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
    • A. encumbrance
    • B. muddle
    • C. dint
    • D. abandon

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