Synonyms of 'brighten'

animate, beacon, boost, break, burnish, cheer, dawn, encourage, enlighten, enliven, exhilarate, floodlight, gild, gladden, hearten, highlight, illume, illuminate, illumine, inspire, inspirit, invigorate, irradiate, light, lighten, liven, overshine, polish, rejoice, relume, shine, spotlight, sweeten, vitalize