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brilliance

bril·liance

brilliance

 
pronunciation:
brIl yns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: extreme brightness or luster.
It was a diamond of extraordinary brilliance.
similar words:
genius, glare, glow, sheen, splendor
definition 2: extreme clarity, sharpness, and quickness of mind.
Like all truly great inventors, he possessed great brilliance.