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1. illuminating

adjective. ['ˌɪˈluːməˌneɪtɪŋ'] tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance.

Synonyms

  • enlightening

Antonyms

  • uninstructive
  • uninformative

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Words that Rhyme with Illuminating

  • abating
  • abbreviating
  • abdicating
  • abducting
  • abducting
  • abetting
  • aborting
  • abrogating
  • abutting
  • accelerating
  • accenting
  • accentuating
  • accepting
  • accepting
  • accommodating
  • accosting
  • accrediting
  • accumulating
  • acquitting
  • acting

Example sentences of the word illuminating


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Skylights are ideal for illuminating a cabin's interior with bright sunlight and soft moonlight.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As far as the lamp portion goes, it's pretty illuminating for its size.

Quotes containing the word illuminating


1. When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
- Daisaku Ikeda

2. Funny is a good foil. Humor is illuminating, and it also gives you power.
- J. Tillman

3. It is time to browse through the precious books that have meant the most to you that you may rediscover illuminating phrases and sentences to light your pathway to the future...
- Wilferd Peterson

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