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illume

verb

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  1. 1 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding a favorite line of an Eastern Church hymn reads, “through fast-closed doors Thou camest Thy Disciples to illume Synonyms of illume edify, educate, enlighten, illuminate, illumine, inspire, nurtureWords Related to illume elevate, ennoble, enrich, ensoul, lift, uplift; better, improve, regenerate, renew, transform; exalt, glorify, transfigureNear Antonyms of illume confuse, perplex, puzzle; becloud, cloud, darken, obscure

  2. 2 to supply with light during the vigil service the church's Gothic interior was illumed by the light of hundreds of tapers Synonyms of illume bathe, beacon, emblaze, illuminate, illumine, irradiate, light, lightenWords Related to illume brighten; beam, beat (down), radiate, shine; enhalo, halo; floodlight; highlight, spotlight; blaze, burn, fire, flame, glare, glow, ignite, incinerate, kindle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; gleam, glisten, glitterNear Antonyms of illume dim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)Antonyms of illume blacken, darken, obfuscate


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