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brilliant
01. He is a [brilliant] mathematician, but he doesn't have any common sense.
02. The young woman played the piano [brilliantly] during her first performance with the symphony.
03. The award-winning scientist attributed his [brilliance] in biology to his parents' constant encouragement of his fascination with sea life.
04. His [brilliant] performance in this latest film is guaranteed to win him an Oscar.
05. The painting featured [brilliant] reds and blues and was quite striking.
06. Olivia has a [brilliant] career as a dancer ahead of her.
07. The young man's [brilliance] began to show itself at a very early age.
08. A witness to the sinking of the Titanic remarked that "[brilliantly] lit from stem to stern, the Titanic looked like a sagging birthday cake."
09. Winston Churchill once said, "My most [brilliant] achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me."
10. The average meteor, though [brilliantly] visible in the night-time sky, is actually no larger than a grain of sand.
11. A diet of small shrimp helps the flamingos of the Bahamas keep their [brilliant] pink color.
12. The pearls produced in Bahrain were world-famous for their [brilliance] and beauty.
13. Lisa Kirk once said that a gossip is one who talks to you about others; a bore is one who talks to you about himself; and a [brilliant] conversationalist is one who talks to you about yourself.
14. The young piano player performed [brilliantly] during his first appearance with the city orchestra.
15. He is a technically [brilliant] piano player.

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  • Brilliant — Bril liant (br[i^]l yant), a. [F. brillant, p. pr. of briller to shine or sparkle (cf. Pr. & Sp. brillar, It. brillare), fr. L. beryllus a precious stone of sea green color, Prov. It. brill. See {Beryl}.] 1. Sparkling with luster; glittering;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brilliant — Bril liant, n. [F. brillant. See {Brilliant}, a.] 1. A diamond or other gem of the finest cut, formed into faces and facets, so as to reflect and refract the light, by which it is rendered more brilliant. It has at the middle, or top, a principal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brilliant — Brilliant, AL U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 762 Housing Units (2000): 402 Land area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.437389 sq. miles (8.902796 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • brilliant — [adj1] shining, glowing in appearance ablaze, bright, coruscating, dazzling, effulgent, flashy, fulgent, gleaming, glittering, glossy, incandescent, intense, lambent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, radiant, refulgent, resplendent, scintillating,… …   New thesaurus

  • brilliant — 1680s, from Fr. brilliant sparkling, shining prp. of briller to shine (16c.), from It. brillare sparkle, whirl, perhaps from V.L. *berillare to shine like a beryl, from berillus beryl, precious stone, from L. beryllus (see BERYL (Cf. beryl)). In… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • brilliant — 1 radiant, luminous, *bright, effulgent, lustrous, refulgent, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent Analogous words: flashing, scintillating, sparkling, gleaming, glittering, coruscating (see FLASH vb): blazing flaming, flaring, glowing (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms