Definition of lightening in English:

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lightening

Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪt(ə)nɪŋ/

noun

A drop in the level of the womb during the last weeks of pregnancy as the head of the fetus engages in the pelvis.

Words that rhyme with lightening

unenlightening

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