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bright spot

A positive occurrence in an otherwise sad or negative situation. His granddaughter coming to visit him in the nursing home was always a bright spot in Jim's day.
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a/the ˈbright spot

a good or pleasant part of something that is unpleasant or bad in all other ways: The win last week was the only bright spot in their last ten games.
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has undergone a transformation since Darren Ackerman moved in, and now he has a Bright Spot Award to show for it.
In some regions, vapor could have shot out due to pressure differences, carrying ice and salt with it, creating a bright spot. In other regions, ice may have seeped through crack forming ice domes like seen in the Cerealia bright spot.
Entrepreneurial activity is a bright spot for Oregon, the report noted.
Webb in the 19th-century, have claimed that the crater Tycho appears as a bright spot to the naked eye.
You are starting to see more showings, which is really a bright spot."
The Keck image shows a bright spot extending from the illuminated edge, or limb, of the moon.
The quasar isn't a point source at all, but a bright spot surrounded by "fuzz" - emission from its host galaxy, perhaps - with a jet of bright gas squirting some 200,000 light-years into space.