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That was the brilliant idea at the heart of the film Arrival.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Kevin Berger|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
We had a brilliant team that figured out often with duct tape and chicken wire in the early days how to get things up and running.Pete Buttigieg Says Dems Did Not Coordinate to Seal Biden’s Primary Win|Nick Fouriezos|September 9, 2020|Ozy
Anytime I feel the need for a little push that’s authentic and earnest, I’ll listen to an episode or two to be reminded of what brilliant and thoughtful folks are doing in the world.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40|Aric Jenkins|September 5, 2020|Fortune
People have been using long-tail keywords for a long time and seeing brilliant results with their search rankings.
She is a brilliant, compassionate, empathetic candidate and that came across in her speech.
These were brilliant writers who were really great at keeping it to jokes.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the most brilliant players in the sport, but he struggles to liven up his memoirs.
Both impart the experience of sitting with brilliant Cubans over a rum to debate the State of Cuban Intellectual Life.
Of course, you can read this just as a brilliant, subversive coda to a horror movie.
I also think we could have another talk with Fincher who may be difficult but is brilliant and already engaged.Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars|William Boot|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I confess I was almost startled on seeing them with a number of brilliant looking snakes.On the Banks of the Amazon|W.H.G. Kingston
Early in 1825, William Wilberforce's brilliant Parliamentary career came to an end by his own voluntary retirement.Private Papers of William Wilberforce|William Wilberforce
He had a poetic spirit, and was both vigorous and brilliant.
Ruth M—— was a college junior with ancestry and wealth, brilliant, sarcastic, selfish.The Girl and Her Religion|Margaret Slattery
Her father, too, would bring her home many a sparkling jewel, many a brilliant gem.Stories from the Ballads|Mary MacGregor
British Dictionary definitions for brilliant
- (of the tone of an instrument) having a large proportion of high harmonics above the fundamental
- Also: brilliant (French brijɑ̃), brilliante (French brijɑ̃t) with spirit; lively
- a popular circular cut for diamonds and other gemstones in the form of two many-faceted pyramids (the top one truncated) joined at their bases
- a diamond of this cut