Homophones for lightening, lightning

lightening / lightning [‘laitnɪŋ]

lightening – v. present participle of lighten – 1. illuminating; 2. making paler in colour, less intense; 3. reducing a burden; 4. calming a situation, alleviating; 5. becoming more cheerful, brighter

lightning –adj. & n. – adj. moved incredibly fast; n. 1. an intense discharge of visible light during a thunderstorm; 2. a sudden change in events or fortunes