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radiance

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  1. 1 the quality or state of having or giving off light the radiance of the midday sun created a harsh glare for the skiers Synonyms of radiance brightness, brilliancy, candor, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, luster (or lustre), lustrousness, brilliance, refulgence, splendorWords Related to radiance blaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkleNear Antonyms of radiance dimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowinessAntonyms of radiance blackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness

  2. 2 the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible had a dream in which she was steadily moving down a dark tunnel toward a radiance at the far end Synonyms of radiance blaze, flare, fluorescence, glare, gleam, glow, illumination, incandescence, luminescence, light, shineWords Related to radiance flash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheenNear Antonyms of radiance blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow


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