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 for Bright
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bright \Bright\, n.
     Splendor; brightness. [Poetic]
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           Dark with excessive bright thy skirts appear. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bright \Bright\, adv.
     Brightly. --Chaucer.
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           I say it is the moon that shines so bright. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bright \Bright\, v. i.
     See Brite, v. i.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bright \Bright\, a. [OE. briht, AS. beorht, briht; akin to OS.
     berht, OHG. beraht, Icel. bjartr, Goth. ba['i]rhts.
     1. Radiating or reflecting light; shedding or having much
        light; shining; luminous; not dark.
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              The sun was bright o'erhead.          --Longfellow.
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              The earth was dark, but the heavens were bright.
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              The public places were as bright as at noonday.
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     2. Transmitting light; clear; transparent.
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              From the brightest wines
              He 'd turn abhorrent.                 --Thomson.
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     3. Having qualities that render conspicuous or attractive, or
        that affect the mind as light does the eye; resplendent
        with charms; as, bright beauty.
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              Bright as an angel new-dropped from the sky.
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     4. Having a clear, quick intellect; intelligent.
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     5. Sparkling with wit; lively; vivacious; shedding
        cheerfulness and joy around; cheerful; cheery.
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              Be bright and jovial among your guests. --Shak.
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     6. Illustrious; glorious.
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              In the brightest annals of a female reign. --Cotton.
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     7. Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear;
        evident; plain.
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              That he may with more ease, with brighter evidence,
              and with surer success, draw the bearner on. --I.
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     8. Of brilliant color; of lively hue or appearance.
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              Here the bright crocus and blue violet grew. --Pope.
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     Note: Bright is used in composition in the sense of
           brilliant, clear, sunny, etc.; as, bright-eyed,
           bright-haired, bright-hued.
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     bright side the positive or favorable aspects of a
     to look on the bright side to focus the attention on
        favorable aspects of a situation; to minimize attention to
        possible negative or unfavorable factors in a situation.
     Syn: Shining; splending; luminous; lustrous; brilliant;
          resplendent; effulgent; refulgent; radiant; sparkling;
          glittering; lucid; beamy; clear; transparent;
          illustrious; witty; clear; vivacious; sunny.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brite \Brite\, Bright \Bright\, v. t.
     To be or become overripe, as wheat, barley, or hops. [Prov.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: with brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the
             windows glowed jewel bright" [syn: brilliantly,
             brightly, bright]
      adj 1: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts;
             "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
             [ant: dull]
      2: having striking color; "bright dress"; "brilliant
         tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage" [syn: bright,
         brilliant, vivid]
      3: characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some
         children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart
         children talk earlier than the average" [syn: bright,
      4: having lots of light either natural or artificial; "the room
         was bright and airy"; "a stage bright with spotlights"
      5: made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a
         sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished
         brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in
         lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny
         black patents" [syn: bright, burnished, lustrous,
         shining, shiny]
      6: splendid; "the bright stars of stage and screen"; "a bright
         moment in history"; "the bright pageantry of court"
      7: not made dim or less bright; "undimmed headlights";
         "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the
         houselights were still undimmed" [syn: undimmed, bright]
         [ant: dim, dimmed]
      8: clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet
         section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets" [syn:
         bright, brilliant]
      9: characterized by happiness or gladness; "bright faces"; "all
         the world seems bright and gay"
      10: full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the
          scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political
          career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway" [syn: bright,
          hopeful, promising]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  307 Moby Thesaurus words for "bright":
     Leibnizian, Saturnian, adroit, advanced, agile, aglow, alert,
     alight, alive, animate, animated, apt, astute, attentive,
     auspicious, awake, balmy, beaming, bedazzling, benign, benignant,
     blazing, bleached, blinding, blithe, blithesome, blooming, brainy,
     brave, bright and shining, bright and sunny, bright-hued,
     brilliant, burning, burnished, cant, charismatic, cheerful, cheery,
     chiliastic, clean, cleanly, clear, clever, cloudless, colorful,
     colory, conceptive, conceptual, coruscating, couleur de rose,
     dainty, dazzling, deep-colored, devastating, dexter, dexterous,
     dirt-free, discursive, distinguished, divine, docile, educable,
     effulgent, elated, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated,
     exotic, exuberant, facile, fair, fastidious, favorable, favoring,
     flamboyant, flaming, flashing, fluorescent, flushed, formable,
     fortunate, fresh, fulgent, fulgid, full of promise, garish, gay,
     gay-colored, genial, gifted, glad, gladsome, glamorous, glaring,
     glary, gleaming, glistening, glittering, glorious, glossy, glowing,
     golden, good, gorgeous, halcyon, happy, harmless, heavenly, high,
     high-colored, hopeful, ideational, illuminated, illustrious,
     immaculate, impressionable, in good spirits, in high spirits,
     incandescent, ingenious, instructable, intellectual, intelligent,
     intense, inviolate, irrepressible, keen, keen-witted, killing,
     knowing, kosher, lambent, laughing, light, lighted, lively, lucent,
     lucid, lucky, luminous, lustrous, magic, magnificent, malleable,
     mild, millenarian, millennialistic, mint, moldable, motivated,
     nimble, nimble-witted, no dumbbell, noetic, nonpolluted,
     not born yesterday, not so dumb, numinous, of cleanly habits,
     of good cheer, of good omen, of happy portent, of promise, on the,
     on the alert, on the ball, on the job, optimistic, outstanding,
     perfectibilitarian, perfectionist, plastic, pleasant, pliable,
     polished, precocious, pristine, promising, prompt, propitious,
     prosperous, pure, qui vive, quick, quick-thinking, quick-witted,
     radiant, rational, raving, ravishing, ready, reasonable, receptive,
     refulgent, resplendent, riant, rich, rich-colored,
     ripe for instruction, ritually pure, rose-colored, roseate, rosy,
     sane, sanguine, sanguineous, scatheless, schoolable, scintillating,
     sensible, sharp, sharp-witted, shimmering, shining, shiny,
     sleepless, smart, smiling, smut-free, smutless, sophic, sparkling,
     spirited, splendent, splendid, splendorous, splendrous, spotless,
     sprightly, stainless, steel-trap, strong-minded, stunning, sublime,
     sunny, sunshiny, susceptible, sweet, tahar, talented, teachable,
     thirsty for knowledge, trainable, tubbed, unadulterated,
     unbesmirched, unblemished, unblinking, unblotted, unbroken,
     unbruised, unclouded, undamaged, undefaced, undefiled, undeformed,
     undemolished, understanding, undestroyed, undimmed, unfaded,
     unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninjured, unmaimed, unmangled,
     unmarked, unmarred, unmuddied, unnodding, unpolluted, unscarred,
     unscathed, unscratched, unshattered, unsleeping, unsmirched,
     unsmudged, unsoiled, unspoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied,
     untainted, untarnished, untorn, untouched, unwinking, unwithered,
     unworn, upbeat, utopian, virgin, vivacious, vivid, wakeful,
     well-scrubbed, well-washed, white, whitened, wide-awake, willing,
     winsome, witty

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bright, IN -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Indiana
     Population (2000):    5405
     Housing Units (2000): 1811
     Land area (2000):     14.308764 sq. miles (37.059527 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    14.308764 sq. miles (37.059527 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            07624
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             39.218114 N, 84.862357 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Bright, IN

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