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enlighten

en·light·en

enlighten

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn laI tn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: enlightened, enlightening, enlightens
definition: to give information or knowledge to.
She enlightened us about the lack of food in other countries.
synonyms:
illuminate
antonyms:
baffle, confuse
similar words:
advise, educate, inform, inspire, teach, tell
derivation: enlightener (n.)
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