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brilliancy

[ bril-yuhn-see ]
/ ˈbrɪl yən si /
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noun, plural bril·lian·cies for 1.
an instance of brilliance: the brilliancies of Congreve's wit.
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Origin of brilliancy

First recorded in 1740–50; brilli(ant) + -ancy

OTHER WORDS FROM brilliancy

o·ver·bril·lian·cy, noun
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