Brilliance and Distinction


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Brilliance noun – The quality or state of having or giving off light.
Distinction and brilliance are semantically related in fame topic. In some cases you can use "Distinction" instead a noun "Brilliance", when it comes to topics like cleverness, genius, illustriousness.
Nearby Words: brilliant, brilliantly, brilliancy
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Distinction noun – Exceptionally high quality.
Brilliance and distinction are semantically related in illustriousness topic. Sometimes you can use "Brilliance" instead a noun "Distinction".
Nearby Words: distinct, distinctive, distinctly, distinctively, distinctness
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good good brilliance good distinction
common common brilliance common distinction
true true brilliance true distinction
relative relative brilliance relative distinction
Other adjectives: obvious, actual, real, hard, great, little, absolute, subtle, potential, shining, major, greater, technical.
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