Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Rulers govern, but it is literature that enlightens, says Taine.

Perhaps it does not elevate him, but how it enlightens and refines!

So the "State" enlightens and purifies the people, and the people enlighten and purify the "State."

This sort of teaching at once enlightens the boy's mind and stimulates his ambition.

It enlightens the eyes with a purity of truth which has no admixture of error.

What is that which, though black itself, enlightens the world?

His wisdom not only enlightens his intellect, but warms his heart and strengthens his will.

We must make the truth known, for it is that which enlightens man.

Do you give a soul to the sun, which enlightens so many globes?

Nations, does that sun, which enlightens you, appear square or triangular?