Sentence Examples


  • Jackson seized every opportunity to point out the upsides, and tried his best to lighten her mood.
  • "Give me?" she teased, trying to lighten the mood.
  • "I thought you didn't believe in capital punishment," he said, trying to lighten the situation.
  • 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.
  • 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.