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Another word for luminary

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Noun
  1. A famous person

      1. Fame or popular renown.
      2. One who is widely known and of great popular interest.
      3. A famous or well-publicized person
      1. Any person, esp. a man, admired for qualities or achievements and regarded as an ideal or model
      2. A person noted for special achievement in a particular field:
      3. (Rare) A female given name of English-speakers.
      1. A person of great courage or strength
      2. A large, powerful cat (Panthera leo), found in Africa and SW Asia, with a tawny coat, a tufted tail, and, in the adult male, a shaggy mane: in folklore and fable the lion is king of beasts
      3. A noted person; a celebrity:
      1. Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
      2. A distinguished reputation:
      3. A reputation:
      1. (Historical) Any of the persons of authority, rank, etc. summoned by the king of France as a deliberative assembly in emergencies
      2. A person of distinction; famous or well-known person
      3. One of a council of prominent persons in pre-Revolutionary France called into assembly to deliberate at times of emergency.
      1. A character in a literary work.
      2. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A famous or important person.
      3. A person of importance or distinction; notable
      1. The complex of qualities and characteristics seen as being distinctive to a group, nation, place, etc.
      2. (Archaic) The quality or fact of being a particular person; personal identity; individuality
      3. Remarks, usually of an offensive or disparaging nature, aimed at or referring to a person
      1. (Idiomatic) A prominent individual, especially one who is favorably regarded.
    See also:

    knowledge

Another word for luminary

Noun
  1. A light

      1. Any of the celestial bodies visible at night from Earth as relatively stationary, usually twinkling points of light.
      2. A conventionalized flat figure having (usually five or six) symmetrical projecting points, regarded as a representation of a star of the sky
      3. The star key on a telephone:
      1. A lantern or fixture that gives off light by burning gas, usually by means of a mantle.
      2. An electric device having a socket for a light bulb, especially a free-standing piece of furniture.
      3. (Old Poet.) The sun, moon, a star, etc.
      1. The quality or state of being radiant; brightness
      2. (Physics) The radiant energy emitted per unit time in a specified direction by a unit area of an emitting surface.
    See also:

    light

  2. A philosopher

      1. (Mormonism) The second highest office in the Aaronic priesthood, held by priesthood holders of at least the age of 14.
      2. A person who teaches, esp. as a profession; instructor
      3. A person who teaches, especially one employed in a school.
      1. One of the highest-ranking leaders of the Mormon church, considered by the faithful to be divinely inspired, and responsible for establishing and revising doctrine.
      2. A person gifted with profound moral insight and exceptional powers of expression.
      3. A religious teacher or leader regarded as, or claiming to be, divinely inspired
      1. A person of distinction or great reputation.
      2. One of a council of prominent persons in pre-Revolutionary France called into assembly to deliberate at times of emergency.
      3. A person of distinction; famous or well-known person