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luminous

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2 standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement

  • some of the most luminous writers in the nation's history have graced that magazine's pages
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3 not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation

  • an author with a simple, luminous prose style that is free of affectation and pretention
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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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