Examples of brilliance in a Sentence
The professor was known for his brilliance.
the brilliance of a diamond
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Still, Blackman has shown glimmers of brilliance, leading the Seminoles to comebacks in the fourth quarter of each of his last four games despite FSU winning only two of those contests.
Another advantage this season offers Ballard and his staff is an unvarnished assessment of this flawed roster, an evaluation that won’t be influenced by Luck’s on-field brilliance.
That’s the brilliance of this method, the non-announcement announcement.
But Drag Race, which recently picked up three Creative Arts Emmys, is finally getting through to voters, who have somehow missed out on all the drag-queen brilliance for the last eight years.
The brilliance of his plan is its simplicity: an atomic exchange with North Korea will bring on nuclear winter.
Fourth-round running back Marlon Mack has shown flashes of incompetence (fumbles and dropped passes and poor pass protection) but also flashes of speedy brilliance.
The brilliance of the show was in the airy, ethereal shapes (all grounded on chunky Teva-like sandals), and the fact that the forms were open to interpretation.
But amid Houston’s run to the World Series, this aspect of Altuve’s brilliance raises another possibility: His pint-sized frame may actually work to his benefit.
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First Known Use of brilliance
Synonymsbrightness, brilliancy, candor, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, luster (or lustre), lustrousness, radiance, refulgence, splendor
Antonymsblackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness
Related Wordsblaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle
Near Antonymsdimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowiness
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