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illuminative

[ ih-loo-muh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv ]
/ ɪˈlu məˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv /
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adjective

giving light; illuminating.

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illuminate, illuminated, illuminati, illuminating, illumination, illuminative, illuminator, illumine, illuminism, illuminometer, illus.

Origin of illuminative

First recorded in 1635–45; illuminate + -ive
Related formsnon·il·lu·mi·na·tive, adjectiveun·il·lu·mi·na·tive, adjective
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