brilliance


brilliance
noun
1)

the brilliance of the sunshine

Syn:
brightness, vividness, intensity, sparkle, glitter, blaze, luminosity, radiance
2)

a philosopher of great brilliance

Syn:
genius, intelligence, talent, ability, prowess, skill, expertise, aptitude, flair, wisdom, intellect
3)

the brilliance of Paris

Syn:
splendour, magnificence, grandeur, resplendence, glory
Ant:
dullness, stupidity, simplicity, lowliness

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