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radiant

ra·di·ant

radiant

 
pronunciation:
reI di nt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sending out heat or rays of light; shining brightly.
The radiant sun warmed our backs.
 
synonyms:
bright, glowing, luminous
antonyms:
dark
similar words:
aglow, alight, brilliant, dazzling, glistening, incandescent, iridescent, light, shiny, sparkling, vivid
definition 2: showing joy, happiness, or other good feelings; glowing or beaming.
She greeted her grandmother with a radiant smile.
 
synonyms:
aglow, glowing, happy, joyful
antonyms:
gloomy
similar words:
bright, cheerful, dazzling, overjoyed, sparkling, sunny
derivation: radiantly (adv.)
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The word radiant contains the following part:
radi Latin root that means ray, spoke