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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the sensation experienced, usually after the 36th week of gestation, by many pregnant women, particularly those carrying their first child, as the presenting part of the...

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lighten / ~s / ~ing <i>v</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 18 words.

ˈlǝɪtǝn / -z / ˈlǝɪtnɪn, -ɪŋ

sp lighten3 / lightens7 / lightning2

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lightening

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the sensation experienced, usually after the 36th week of gestation, by many pregnant women, particularly those carrying their first child, as the presenting part of the...

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lightening

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 52 words.

n. the sensation experienced, usually after the 36th week of gestation, by many pregnant women, particularly those carrying their first

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lightening

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 141 words.

charming, disarming, pharming • Fleming, lemming • Deeming, scheming, steaming • trimming • timing • heartwarming

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lighten

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 382 words.

baton, batten, fatten, flatten, harmattan, Manhattan, Mountbatten, paten, patten, pattern, platen, Saturn, slattern • Shackleton • Appleton •

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lightening

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 140 words.

charming, disarming • Fleming, lemming • Deeming, scheming, steaming • trimming • timing • heartwarming •

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lighten

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 382 words.

baton, batten, fatten, flatten, harmattan, Manhattan, Mountbatten, paten, patten, pattern, platen, Saturn, slattern • Shackleton • Appleton •

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Lighten

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 46 words.

Current frequencies: GB 88, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 30 • Main GB location 1881: Essex

English:

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XIX. Lighten, heavy heart, thy spright

Thomas Campion.

Edited by Percival Vivian.

in Campion's Works

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Lighten, heauy hart, thy spright,

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VII Lightening

William Wordsworth.

Edited by W. J. B. Owen and Jane Worthington Smyser.

in The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. 1

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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