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giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

extemely bright

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marked by extraordinary elegance, beauty, and splendor

indicative of future success or full of promise

having or showing intelligence, often of a high order

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of surpassing excellence

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having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence

characterized by grandeur

having striking color

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full of light

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clear and sharp and ringing

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Then, wishing to secure a brilliant position in high society, he learnt to dance excellently and very soon was invited to all the balls in the best circles, and to some of their evening gatherings.
The court was young, it was true, but the avarice of the cardinal had taken good care that it should not be brilliant.
At this door, in the embrasure of which he was leaning, he saw, standing out strongly, a figure with a brown and lofty countenance, an aquiline nose, a stern but brilliant eye, gray and long hair, a black mustache, the true type of military beauty, whose gorget, more sparkling than a mirror, broke all the reflected lights which concentrated upon it, and sent them back as lightning.
Thus Rawdon knew nothing about the brilliant diamond ear-rings, or the superb brilliant ornament which decorated the fair bosom of his lady; but Lord Steyne, who was in his place at Court, as Lord of the Powder Closet, and one of the great dignitaries and illustrious defences of the throne of England, and came up with all his stars, garters, collars, and cordons, and paid particular attention to the little woman, knew whence the jewels came and who paid for them.
She burst out laughing once or twice to herself, as she sat at work, and sitting down to the piano, she rattled away a triumphant voluntary on the keys, which made the people pause under her window to listen to her brilliant music.
This last device produces an intensely brilliant far-reaching white light, but as the natural oil which it requires can only be obtained by mining in one of several widely separated and remote localities it is seldom used by these creatures whose only thought is for today, and whose hatred for manual labor has kept them in a semi-barbaric state for countless ages.
We had, it sometimes seems, one child, a youth of brilliant parts and promise.
While Amy stood laughing on the bank above him as she scattered crumbs to the brilliant birds, Laurie looked at her as she had looked at him, with a natural curiosity to see what changes time and absence had wrought.
Her anger had a good effect, however, for she hid it under a smiling face, and seemed unusually blithe and brilliant.
And Amy rubbed her brilliant cheek, and showed him her white glove with a sober simplicity that made him laugh outright.
Studios USA is featuring Brilliants 3D animated content on USA Entertainment's Web sites which includes SciFi.
a wholly owned subsidiary of Fonix Corporation (OTC BB: FNIX) specializing in embedded speech interfaces for mobile devices, handheld electronic products, video game systems and processors, announces the Fonix Language Learning Speech Solution on a portable electronic dictionary manufactured and sold by Brilliant System, a Hong Kong-based producer of electronic data organizers, translators and dictionaries.