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1. To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to.

2. To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to. The present queen would brighten her character, if she would exert her authority to instill virtues into her people. (Swift)

3. To improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon; to make cheerful; as, to brighten one's prospects. An ecstasy, which mothers only feel, Plays round my heart and brightens all my sorrow. (Philips)

4. To make acute or witty; to enliven.

Origin: From bright.

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... chromosome (Y chromosome is assosiated with maleness because of presence of SRY genes) then that person has criminal thinking instead of normal of brighten maleness character

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