What is the opposite of dark?

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Adjective
(of a place or space) Opposite for having a lack of light
“The room would gradually become bright as the sun rays filtered through the windows.”
Adjective
(of the day or weather) Opposite for having a lack of light
“The day was sunny with the radiant sun above us.”
Adjective
Opposite for hidden from knowledge
“Her past was an open secret that everyone in town was now aware of.”
Adjective
Opposite for darkened in color
“He had a penchant for dressing in vivid colors.”
Adjective
Opposite for darkened in hair color
“Her blonde hair worked in harmony with her Nordic features.”
Adjective
Opposite for darkened in complexion
“She spent most of her time indoors, and her skin remained fair in complexion from not being exposed to the sun.”
Adjective
(of a period or situation) Opposite for conducive to hopelessness
“The coming economic boom will be very joyful and will bring great happiness to everyone.”
Adjective
Opposite for deeply pessimistic
“Some modern-day philosophers predict a promising future where mankind will live together in peace and harmony.”
Adjective
Opposite for having a forbidding appearance
“Joy would engulf him when he learnt of what had transpired, and his cheerful countenance would reflect his happiness.”
Adjective
Opposite for sinister or evil in nature
“Luke would resist joining the dark side of the Force because he was a virtuous man.”
Adjective
Opposite for focusing on the unpleasant aspects of life
“This book addresses many lighthearted aspects of society that are commonly observed in our daily lives.”
Noun
(the dark) Opposite for the absence of light
“The candles would add some subtle brightness to the room.”
Noun
(mass noun) Opposite for nightfall
“At daybreak, the ladies would leave the ballers with their empty pockets at the club and return to their men at home.”
Noun
(the dark) Opposite for a state of ignorance
“The government would ensure that the public were kept in the know about updates to the new health care policies.”
Adjective
(of a time period) Opposite for lacking intellectual progress
“It was an enlightening period in the nation's history when scientists, philosophers and free-thinkers were encouraged to pursue their craft.”
Adjective
(by extension) Opposite for dirty or unclean
“His dirty overalls had become clean again after being washed thoroughly.”
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