illuminative

adjective il·lu·mi·na·tive \ i-ˈlü-mə-ˌnā-tiv \

Definition of illuminative

: of, relating to, or producing illumination : illuminating

Examples of illuminative in a Sentence

  1. illuminative descriptions of the sights to be seen from the observatory gave us a much better idea of what we were looking at

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1644

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