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bright

adjective

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2 filled with much light
  • The display windows of department stores are especially bright during the holidays.
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4 having or showing quickness of mind
  • a company that is always looking for bright, ambitious college graduates
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7 serving to lift one's spirits
  • a bright and beautiful morning to begin planting our garden
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8 standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement
  • a bright new star on the music scene
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9 having or being an outward sign of good feelings (as of love, confidence, or happiness)
  • a room full of summer interns with bright, eager faces
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10 not stormy or cloudy
  • We'll have a picnic on the next bright day.
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Synonym Discussion of bright

bright, brilliant, radiant, luminous, lustrous mean shining or glowing with light. bright implies emitting or reflecting a high degree of light. brilliant implies intense often sparkling brightness. radiant stresses the emission or seeming emission of rays of light. luminous implies emission of steady, suffused, glowing light by reflection or in surrounding darkness. lustrous stresses an even, rich light from a surface that reflects brightly without glittering.

bright

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in a manner marked by the shining or reflecting of much light
  • The storm passed, and once again the sun shone bright.
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