Find another word for lighten. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for lighten, like: unburden, disburden, make lighter, reduce the load of, lessen the weight of, uplift, buoy up, mitigate, levitate, alleviate and make less burdensome.
"Give me?" she teased, trying to lighten the mood.
Jackson seized every opportunity to point out the upsides, and tried his best to lighten her mood.
"I thought you didn't believe in capital punishment," he said, trying to lighten the situation.
In order to lighten the palace the Venetian Institute of Science, Letters and Arts removed its headquarters and its natural history collection to Santo Stefano.
By such means Catherine made herself very popular in the upper ranks of society, but as a woman and a usurper who did little or nothing to lighten the burdens of the people she failed to gain the loyalty and devotion of the masses.