Bright synonyms

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Filled with light; bright
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(Figuratively) Valuable, desirable.
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Capable of, suitable for, or exhibiting luminescence.
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Forming clear or striking mental images; strong; active; daring
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Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
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Shining; lustrous; brilliant
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Polished, made shiny by rubbing (especially with a burnisher).
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Vivid; intense
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Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.
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Lighted by the sun
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Having a high polish or sheen.
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The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy.
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Splendid; wonderful:
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(Of graphics, etc.) Having bright colours, abstract shapes, etc. reminiscent of drug-induced hallucinations or distortions of perception.
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(Figuratively) Full of praise.
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Having a smooth, shiny appearance or finish
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Lighted by the stars
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Suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen
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Resembling a flame or its colour.
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Having a bright sheen.
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Having a promising future; seemingly assured of success:
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Cheerful; willing:
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Filled with light; illuminated.
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Having or showing strong emotion, firm purpose, great seriousness, etc.
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(Informal) Wonderful; delightful.
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Coloured, having the hue.
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The definition of florid is someone with a flushed complexion, or something overly complicated.
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Red or reddish
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Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
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Free from constraints preventing completion of task; permitted to; not prevented from. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470).]
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Worn or rubbed smooth, and having a glossy finish
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Willing; ready
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Cheerful; lively; bright
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In lively spirits; cheerful.
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Joyful, glad, taking pleasure in being alive. Not depressed or sad.
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Bright and cheerful
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Quick in thought or action; active; nimble
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Mentally quick and original; bright:
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The definition of luminous is giving off a very bright light or a person or trait considered glowing.
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Tending to react hastily:
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Quick-paced:
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Full of life and animation
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In the public eye.
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The definition of illustrious is someone well-known and respected for skill in a particular field.
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Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field:
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Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
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Boding well; favorable; auspicious
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Not bright; somewhat dark
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Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
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Allowing little light to pass through, not translucent or transparent.
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Showing sound judgment and rationality:
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Just to all parties; equitable:
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The definition of glorious is a person or thing that is magnificent and worthy of high praise.
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The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
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Keen or quick of mind; shrewd
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In a glow; glowing.
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(Of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
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Resembling crystal, as in transparency or distinctness of structure or outline.
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Having light; not dark; bright
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Expecting the best in all possible ways.
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Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
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The state or quality of being bright.
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(Chess) A spectacular and beautiful game of chess, generally featuring sacrificial attacks and unexpected moves.
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The emission of visible light from a substance or object as a result of heating it to a high temperature. The color of the light emitted from solids and liquids is a function of their chemical structure and their temperature; the higher the temperature, the more intense and even the distribution of frequencies is (that is, higher temperatures create brighter and whiter light than lower temperatures).
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The condition or quality of being luminous.
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The light so emitted.
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(Physics) the ratio of luminous flux to radiant flux at the same wavelength; the luminosity factor
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The appearance of a mineral surface judged by its brilliance and ability to reflect light.
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The property of being, or that which causes something to be, resplendent.
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(Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
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To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
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Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
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Resembling a beam in size and weight; massy.
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Emitting visible light as a result of being heated.
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Giving off a soft glow
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Having a glow or lustre.
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Shining radiantly; resplendent.
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The definition of colorful is a brightly colored or interesting person or thing.
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Highly varied, developed, or complex:
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Gentle or kind:
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Lucky, favored by fortune.
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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(Often with "to" + infinitive or with a prepositional phrase) Enthusiastic
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Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect.
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(Archaic) Pretentious; showy; spruce.
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Full of color
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Indicative of future success or full of promise
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Mentally quick and original
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The definition of dazzling is something extremely bright, impressive or beautiful.
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(Slang) exhilarated, excited; showing signs of emotion
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(Of a manuscript) decorated and illustrated.
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Shining
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Resembling a mirror; reflective
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Free from clouds or haze:
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The definition of scintillating is something fascinating or brilliantly clever.
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Shining
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Sparkling intermittently.
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Of silver or silver-coloured.
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(Dated) gay; spruce; fine; said of persons
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Resembling silver in color or luster:
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(Heraldry) Having rays.
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Pertaining to the aurora borealis.
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Feeling very hot.
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Of tremendous intensity or fervor; white-hot.
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Reflecting with glare.
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Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion.
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Shining
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Lighted; burning
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On fire; burning brightly
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Illuminated by a lamp or lamps.
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Illuminated by candlelight
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Having the property of emitting light for a period of time after the source of excitation is taken away, e.g., in electrostatic storage tubes and cathode-ray tubes.
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(South African) Of or belonging to a population grouping made up of persons of mixed racial descent or of certain other nonwhite descent, especially as distinguished during apartheid from blacks, Asians, or whites.
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Slightly colored, having tint.
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Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
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Strange or different in a way that is striking or fascinating; strangely beautiful, enticing, etc.
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Untried or trained but not experienced:
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Unknown, surrounded in mystery.
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Alive or seeming alive; living or lifelike
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The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
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Richly or brightly colored; resplendent:
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Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
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The definition of garish is something showy, gaudy or overdone in a tasteless way.
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Bright and showy, but lacking in good taste; cheaply brilliant and ornate
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The definition of glad is feeling pleased, happy, satisfied or grateful.
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(Archaic) Fashionable; stylish:
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Figuratively illuminating; offering insight.
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Producing, or transmitting light; luminous.
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Being of a light yellow hue.
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Similar to a meteor in speed, brilliance, or brevity:
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Exhibiting a milky iridescence like that of opal.
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Brilliant; shining; precious: said originally of pearls, now used more generally
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Relating to or having flowers that blossom before the leaves emerge. Some species of magnolias are precocious.
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Resembling fireworks; brilliant:
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Bright, promising, cheerful, etc.
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Calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye, often in such a way that is of low quality or little merit
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Having or evidencing a refined mind and wit.
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(Of a material or object) See-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.
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Impudent; fresh
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Having, showing, or characterized by wit; cleverly amusing
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The quality of being exceptionally effulgent (giving off light).
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A state of being bright and radiant, splendor, brilliance.
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The giving off of light by a substance when it is exposed to electromagnetic radiation, such as visible light or x-rays. As long as electromagnetic radiation continues to bombard the substance, electrons in the fluorescent material become excited but return very quickly to lower energy, giving off light, always of the same frequency. Fluorescent dyes are often used in microscopic imaging, where different dyes can penetrate and illuminate different parts of the sample being examined, helping to distinguish its structures.
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Splendor, splendour; dazzling brightness.
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The condition or state of being iridescent; exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; a prismatic play of color.
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The property of being lambent, brightness.
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The state of being opalescent
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A person, thing, or act so extraordinary as to inspire wonder; specif., a child of highly unusual talent or genius
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The quality of being refulgent; refulgency
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The property of being refulgent.
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An unusually skillful or ingenious creation, production, or performance, sometimes one that is merely clever or spectacular
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Great technical skill or captivating personal style, especially as exhibited in the arts.
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The quality or condition of being vivacious; liveliness:
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A child prodigy; a phenom.
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To make or become bright or brighter
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To brighten; animate
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The definition of lackluster is something lacking energy or excitement, or lacking in shine or vibrancy.
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Nebulous is defined as something that has to do with a cloud of gas or dust in space.
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Indistinctly heard; faint.
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Not suitable; inappropriate:
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Feeling or characterized by sadness or dejection.
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Dismal; dreary:
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The definition of doleful is full of grief or sadness.
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The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
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Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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(Category theory) (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal.
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Capturing the overall sense of a thing.
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(Informal) Very bad, ugly, shocking, unpleasant, etc.
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Making or implying threats:
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The definition of stupid is a person with less than normal intelligence or a boring situation.
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Having or showing a lack or deficiency of intelligence
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Not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
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(Of colour) Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
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Lacking light; dim; shadowy
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Not transparent, as certain liquids.
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Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
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Of a low intensity of color; light.
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Of pastel
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with brightness
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emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
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Not faded
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Not mangled.
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Not torn
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Not having been defaced.
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Synonym Study

  • Lustrous is applied to objects whose surfaces gleam by reflected light and emphasizes gloss or sheen lustrous silk See also syn. study at intelligent.
  • Luminous is applied to objects that are full of light or give off reflected or phosphorescent light
  • Brilliant implies intense or flashing brightness brilliant sunlight, brilliant diamonds
  • Shining implies a steady, continuous brightness the shining sun
  • Radiant emphasizes the actual or apparent emission of rays of light
  • Bright , the most general term here, is applied to that which gives forth, reflects, or is filled with light a bright day, star, shield, etc.
Find another word for bright. In this page you can discover 230 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bright, like: radiant, moonlit, glittering, luminescent, vivid, fluorescent, splendid, burnished, brilliant, resplendent and sunlit.