The quality or state of being radiant; brightness
A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.
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:
A person who teaches, esp. as a profession; instructor
A person gifted with profound moral insight and exceptional powers of expression.
Not any person; not anybody; no one
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.
The principal character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation.
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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