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radiant

ra·di·ant

radiant

 
 
pronunciation:
reI di nt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: emitting heat or rays of light.
These lamps are highly radiant, so be careful you don't get a burn.
 
synonyms:
bright, effulgent, fulgent, glowing, luminous, refulgent, resplendent, shining
antonyms:
dark
similar words:
aglow, alight, brilliant, burning, dazzling, glistening, incandescent, iridescent, light, luminary, lustrous, molten, shiny, sparkling, vivid
definition 2: beaming with joy, happiness, or the like.
She was radiant at her daughter's wedding.
 
synonyms:
aglow, beaming, beatific, glowing, happy, joyful, shining
antonyms:
gloomy
similar words:
bright, cheerful, dazzling, ecstatic, effervescent, elated, glorious, overjoyed, scintillating, sparkling, sunny
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a point or object from which heat or rays of light originate.
similar words:
luminary
derivation: radiantly (adv.)
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The word radiant contains the following part:
radi Latin root that means ray, spoke