the brilliant lights along the promenade
both light and saturated
butterflies with brilliant blue wings
having a sharp, clear tone
of surpassing excellence
The actor's performance in the play was simply brilliant.
magnificent or wonderful
She is a brilliant scientist.
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of surpassing excellence
"a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"
brainy, brilliant, smart as a whipadjective
having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
"some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendidadjective
characterized by grandeur
"the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"
bright, brilliant, vividadjective
having striking color
"bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
shining, promising, hopeful, splendid, intense, smart, smart as a whip, lifelike, superb, bright, lustrous, pictorial, burnished, brainy, graphic, vivid, magnificent, undimmed, glorious, shiny
full of light; shining intensely
"a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"
clear and sharp and ringing
"the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"
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List of paraphrases for "brilliant":
bright, shiny, gloss, glossy, glorious, brillantes, splendid, awesome, excellent, glittering, briiliant, sparkly, resplendent, high-gloss, shining, great, guanghui, lustrous, brilliantly, fantastic, wonderful, smart, magnificent, glowing, outstanding, distinguished, amazing, clever, terrific, stellar, sparkling
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How to use brilliant in a sentence?
I would rather be ashes than dust I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
Twenty-seven years ago, David was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer and given a grim prognosis of a few years to live, david liked to say that a combination of brilliant doctors, state-of-the-art medications and his own stubbornness kept the cancer at bay. We can all be grateful that it did, because he was able to touch so many more lives as a result.
I thought Dick Van Dyke was wonderful, I still do, i think Dick Van Dyke’s a brilliant talent. Dick Van Dyke loves a good time … It was a pleasure working for somebody like that. I love Dick Van Dyke very much. Even today I love Dick Van Dyke. We do keep in touch. Very, very much so.
Kim Kardashian is a brilliant but complicated person who on top of the pressures of being an artist and a black man, who experienced the painful loss of Kim Kardashian mother, and has to deal with that pressure and isolation that is heightened by Kim Kardashian bi-polar disorder, those who are close with Kanye know his heart and understand his words some times do not align with his intentions.
It's brilliant to be able to upload things and then people can escape into those scenes in nature, however briefly.
Translations for brilliant
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- брилянт, блестящ, великолепен, искрящ, яръкBulgarian
- clar, brillantCatalan, Valencian
- strahlend, genial, BrillantGerman
- kirkas, nerokas, loistava, briljantti, säteileväFinnish
- splendente, superlativo, sgargiante, eccezionale, squillante, geniale, luccicante, pietra preziosa, lucente, brillante, talentuoso, fantastico, gemma, di successo, meravigliosoItalian
- izcils, spilgts, spožsLatvian
- briljant, meesterlijk, geniaal, virtuoos, schitterend, stralendDutch
- strålende, lysende, genial, klar, enestående, storslagenNorwegian
- świetny, znakomity, genialny, błyszczącyPolish
- claro, brilhantePortuguese
- великолепный, блестящий, сочный, хрустальный, сверкающий, бриллиант, блистательныйRussian
- begåvad, virtuosmässig, högt, mästerlig, gnistrande, storslagen, glänsande, genialisk, briljant, strålande, lysandeSwedish
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