enlighten

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Synonyms for enlighten

to enable (one) to understand, especially in a spiritual sense

to impart information to

Synonyms for enlighten

make understand

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give spiritual insight to

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I suspect that the large, mild boy, the son of a neighboring farmer, who mainly shared our games, had but a dim notion of what I meant by my strange people, but I did my best to enlighten him, and he helped me make a dream out of my life, and did his best to dwell in the region of unrealities where I preferably had my being; he was from time to time a Moor when I think he would rather have been a Mingo.
General Morgan will be able to enlighten us on this point.
Our clever secretary will soon enlighten us upon this point.
I felt strongly tempted, at times, to enlighten my mother and sister on the real character and circumstances of the persecuted tenant of Wildfell Hall, and at first I greatly regretted having omitted to ask that lady's permission to do so; but, on due reflection, I considered that if it were known to them, it could not long remain a secret to the Millwards and Wilsons, and such was my present appreciation of Eliza Millward's disposition, that, if once she got a clue to the story, I should fear she would soon find means to enlighten Mr.
That all united should fail to enlighten the competent enquirer in any case is almost inconceivable.