lighten

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlaɪtən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlaɪtən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lītn)



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Sense: To make lighter
Synonyms:
unburden, disburden, make lighter, reduce the load of, lessen the weight of, alleviate, make less burdensome, facilitate , take off weight
Antonyms:
load , overload , add weight, put on weight, make heavier, overfill, pile on, expand , extend , pack , fill up
Sense: To ease
Synonyms:
ease , relieve
Antonyms:
step up, heighten, intensify, increase , burden , weigh down, pressure , put pressure on, aggravate, worsen , get worse, encumber, bog down, make demands on, drag down, saddle with, hinder , hamper , irritate, provoke

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