By five in the morning, the sky was lightening, and we trudged back toward Christopher Street, where I could catch a train home.
In recent times, Zwarte Piet has become a lightening rod for issues of Dutch identity and multicultural tolerance.
Buckling down to tie-up loose ends is key to lightening your mental load.
lightening light·en·ing (līt'n-ĭng)
The sensation of decreased abdominal distention during the latter weeks of pregnancy following the descent of the fetal head into the pelvic inlet.