- giving light; illuminating.
Origin of illuminative
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Examples from the Web for illuminative
An illuminative essay, with selections and portrait of Carpenter.
This Government handbook is not only exhaustive but illuminative.The Empire of the East
H. B. Montgomery
Silence is so truth-telling, so illuminative, that few have the courage to face it.Iconoclasts
Some experiments conducted by Frer are illuminative as to this.
It is the life of love, as the illuminative life is that of wisdom.Bygone Beliefs
H. Stanley Redgrove