Brilliance and Shine


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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

Shine is a synonym for brilliance in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Shine" instead a noun "Brilliance", when it comes to topics like glow, brightness, light, radiance.
Nearby Words: brilliant, brilliantly, brilliancy
Synonyms for Brilliance


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Shine noun – Brightness created by light reflected from a surface.
Usage example: the troop inspector insisted on nothing less than a dazzling shine from every pair of shoes in the line of review

Brilliance is a synonym for shine in glow topic. You can use "Brilliance" instead a noun "Shine", if it concerns topics such as light, radiance.
Nearby Words: shining, shiny, shiner
Synonyms for Shine

How words are described

good good brilliance good shine
high high brilliance high shine
natural natural brilliance natural shine
true true brilliance true shine
Other adjectives: great, little, beautiful.
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