noun, plural bril·lian·cies for 1.
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Occasionally a foolish and intermeddling spectator will endeavor to show his brilliancy by experimenting with the animals.Sawdust & Spangles|W. C. Coup
It is probable that Morelos was more than dazzled by the brilliancy of Napoleon's career.Mexico|Susan Hale
The night was absolutely clear and my first impression was that every star of the heavens had miraculously waxed in brilliancy.City of Endless Night|Milo Hastings
Shed on us the lustre of your glory, for one light loses nothing by imparting some of its brilliancy to another.The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
But the brilliancy of the female portion of the company overpowered Mr. Vincent.Salem Chapel, v.1/2|Mrs. Oliphant