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1. luminary

noun. ['ˈluːməˌnɛri'] a celebrity who is an inspiration to others.

Synonyms

  • famous person
  • leading light
  • celebrity
  • notable
  • guiding light

Antonyms

  • infamy
  • unknown
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • luminaria (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Luminary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
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  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

Example sentences of the word luminary


1. Noun, singular or mass
The more holes they punch in the tin, the brighter the luminary will be.

2. Adjective
Light the candle with a match and watch the luminary glow.

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