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Example sentences from the Web for brilliant
Another brilliant community development came from the other side of the world.Can artificial intelligence give elephants a winning edge?|Walter Thompson|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
Reading her can feel like talking all night with a brilliant friend.Reading Nicole Krauss’s ‘To Be a Man’ feels like talking all night with a brilliant friend|Joan Frank|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
When shopping for a bike, says Lo, anything that fits is likely to be brilliant—because in the bike world, “everything is golden right now,” she says.
“I thought it was really brilliant” to confirm the presence of water on the moon with observations at this wavelength, says Jessica Sunshine, a planetary scientist at the University of Maryland in College Park.Water exists on sunny parts of the moon, scientists confirm|Maria Temming|October 26, 2020|Science News
I shot photos right at sunset here in New Mexico and was impressed with how the phone captured plenty of information in the foreground shadows while still allowing for a bright, brilliant sun.The iPhone 12 Pro Is Once Again a Great Pocket Camera|Jakob Schiller|October 21, 2020|Outside Online
The writing team behind these videos are some seriously mad comedy crackheads, and they manage some brilliantly irrational bits.There Are More 'Too Many Cooks' Where That First Fever Dream Came From|Kevin Fallon|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spall plays him brilliantly as a grumbling, grunting beast of a man whose sensitivity and kindness emerges slowly.Mike Leigh Is the Master Filmmaker Who Hates Hollywood|Nico Hines|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brilliantly, the VA hangs the original alongside the retouched version.How Horst Captured Dietrich, Rita Hayworth, and Vivien Leigh—and Changed Fashion Photography|Patrick Strudwick|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The local churches were celebrating The Feast of Corpus Christi by launching brilliantly exploding rockets into the night.
Alan Cumming shimmered darkly and brilliantly as the emcee in the Cabaret performance.
Two many-branched candelabra, holding wax lights, brilliantly illuminate the game.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Equipage after equipage began to roll up to the palace, and set down the most brilliantly attired company of both sexes.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
He was, moreover, brilliantly educated and accomplished, and the most finished specimen of the man of the world I had met.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Coming back found mess tent brilliantly lit up and my staff entertaining their friends.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
All houses were to be brilliantly lighted in the evening, that the search might be more effectually conducted.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
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