Part of speech:
Any of the celestial bodies visible to the naked eye at night as fixed, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple star systems.
A light bulb:
The quality or state of being radiant; brightness
A person who teaches, esp. as a profession; instructor
A person gifted with profound moral insight and exceptional powers of expression.
A person of distinction or great reputation.
The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
A person of importance or distinction; notable
(Informal) An important, influential person
Eminence is defined as a high, lofty place, or superiority in position.
The star around which Earth and other planets orbit. It provides heat and light to Earth. It has a mean distance from Earth of about 150 million kilometers (93 million miles), a diameter of approximately 1,391,000 kilometers (864,000 miles), and a mass about 333,000 times that of Earth.
Not any person; not anybody; no one
The principal character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation.
A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.
Representation or repute, as opposed to reality:
Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.
The state or fact of knowing:
An important or influential member of a club, community, etc.
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