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brilliant

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2 having or showing quickness of mind

  • a brilliant boy who left for college at the age of 16
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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.

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a usually valuable stone cut and polished for ornament

  • the diamond cutter set out an array of brilliants to show the various ways the diamond could be cut
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gem, gemstone, jewel, rock [slang]

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