Examples of enlighten in a Sentence
I don't understand what's going on; can someone please enlighten me?
the lecturer at the planetarium enlightened us about the latest astronomical discoveries
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Zoetic’s sensitive, inspired depiction of an artist coming to terms with her past lets the musical’s messages enlighten, resound and stir memories of our own.
Two: The 1980s were not exactly an era when white people were enlightened as to matters of social injustice.
My favorite dish of all is the Hodo tofu skins ($18) that resemble pappardelle but with more snap; the dish is enlightened with yellowfoot mushrooms and cured egg yolk.
The class is designed to enlighten the mind on the wonders of nature, and ground body and spirit with a session geared toward all yoga levels.
Over the past twelve months, moviegoers have been gifted with a bounty of great blockbusters, indies and documentaries, proving that filmmakers are continuing to find new ways—both big and small—to entertain, excite, and enlighten.
Other Thoughts on Being a Woman, Ephron could enlighten an audience with her intellect, wit and charm.
Once again providing adventurous music fans with concert experiences that enlighten as well as entertain, Big Ears 2018 welcomed electronic artists who are more readily associated with rock circles.
The interviews with those who knew her - Poitier, Gossett, Hansberry's sisters - are revealing and enlightening.
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ENLIGHTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enlighten for English Language Learners
: to give knowledge or understanding to (someone) : to explain something to (someone)
ENLIGHTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of enlighten for Students
- “Where is she now? Will someone please enlighten me?”
- —Brian Jacques, Redwall
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