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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENLIGHTENED

Listening to her I was no longer the enlightened, the creedless man.

Called "trousers" by the enlightened and "pants" by the unworthy.

He possessed a soul brave, liberal, enlightened, and ingenuous.

Such were the remarks of my amiable and enlightened father-in-law!

Her liberal principles and her enlightened views are acknowledged by all.

And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened:—Behold!

I had very great hopes that you would have been enlightened by the wisdom of Damon.

For the rest, abuses can be corrected by equity; and equity, if it is not found in the enlightened, is not to be found at all.

The sergeant's eyes were full of questions, but Hogan enlightened him no further.

It was a matter of enlightened conviction on the part of the legislators.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, "illuminated;" 1660s in the sense "well-informed;" past participle adjective from enlighten.

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