(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Bright]
Syn. radiant, gleaming, luminous; see bright 1 , shimmering .
2. [Illustrious]
Syn. eminent, remarkable, brilliant; see glorious 1 .
See Synonym Study at bright .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Having a high, radiant sheen: glassy, gleaming, glistening, glossy, lustrous, polished, shiny. See LIGHT.

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