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  Words related to illuminate

Related / Similar Words: light, illume, illumine, light up, clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, elucidate

 

Definition:
  • make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit";
  • make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault";
  • add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts);

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    Hyponyms: floodlight, spotlight, miniate, rubricate

     

    Entailments: paint

     

    Derivational Morphology: illumination, illuminance, illuminant, light, lighting, lightness, luminosity, brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminousness, light source, visible light, visible radiation, lucidity, clarity, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity, elucidation, clarification, miniature

     

     
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