Brilliance and Radiance


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Brilliance noun – The quality or state of having or giving off light.
Usage example: the brilliance of the flash from the camera was so intense that I was blinded for a moment afterwards

Radiance is a synonym for brilliance in light topic. In some cases you can use "Radiance" instead a noun "Brilliance", when it comes to topics like brightness, splendor, glow, lustre. popular alternative
Nearby Words: brilliant, brilliantly, brilliancy
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Radiance noun – The quality or state of having or giving off light.
Usage example: the radiance of the midday sun created a harsh glare for the skiers

Brilliance is a synonym for radiance in light topic. You can use "Brilliance" instead a noun "Radiance", if it concerns topics such as brightness, glow, lustre, splendour. popular alternative
Nearby Words: radiate, radiant, radiation, radiantly, radiancy
Synonyms for Radiance

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sudden sudden brilliance sudden radiance

Both words in one sentence

  • Elemental Absorption Elemental Powers The Empire Fridge Brilliance: I always thought it was weird that Radiance, who is half-blind, was the most observant, regarding colors, appearances, and such.
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