brilliant

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brilliant is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
brilliant

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brilliant

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  1. If something is brilliant, it gives off a lot of light.
    It was evening with the brilliant colors of sunset shining through the trees.
    The sun's light was so brilliant that I needed to close my eyes.
    The sky was a brilliant blue that day, and the air was cold.
    He noticed a brilliant star in the sky.
  2. If something is brilliant, it is very good.
    Truly brilliant ideas can sound crazy at first.
    She wrote a book about her brilliant career in television.
  3. If a person is brilliant, they are very intelligent.
    He was a brilliant teacher.

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