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Adjective
Exceptional for its kind
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“The film serves as a brilliant example in the use of non-traditional methods for storytelling.”
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Exceptionally clever or talented
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“He was a brilliant inventor who made the world a better place with his contributions to science and technology.”
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Giving off or reflecting much light
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“Morning dawned, and the brilliant light of the summer sun slowly infiltrated the room.”
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(of a color) Both bright and saturated
“The artifacts were found in pits filled with a brilliant red powder called red ocher.”
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Likely to attract attention
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“She wore a brilliant pink dress to the event.”
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Very showy or ornamented, now especially when excessive, or in a tasteless or vulgar manner
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Funny and clever
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Bright with sunlight
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Brief, sudden
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Golden in color or shine
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Tending to be fanciful or inventive
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Of or full of expression
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Noun
A gemstone cut in a particular form so as to maximize light return through the top
“I glanced at a remarkable brilliant which sparkled upon his finger.”
Noun
A precious stone, especially a diamond
Determiner
(informal, sarcastic) Used ironically to express disapproval
Interjection
An elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation
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