Thesaurus / enlightens
other words for enlightens
- cause to understand
- give faith
- give the lowdown
- give the word
- let in on
- open up
- put on to
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Art civilizes because it enlightens, develops, strengthens, ennobles.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 11 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
But he burns centrally and enlightens his fellow, and she gives it forth according to her office.
As well banish the Creator from the universe He has made—the sun from the system he warms and enlightens!
Perhaps it does not elevate him, but how it enlightens and refines!
ERNEST MALTRAVERS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He, however, enlightens us as to the uses of all we behold, and leaves the rest to our imagination.
THE PEARL OF THE ANTILLES, OR AN ARTIST IN CUBAWALTER GOODMAN
It requires more intellect than ever enlightens the soul of Polemo, to comprehend the lofty truth of Plato.
We cannot say: it enlightens us as to other objects, but not as to itself.
FUNDAMENTAL PHILOSOPHY, VOL. I (OF 2)JAIME LUCIANO BALMES
This religion, so perfect and so excellent, is difficult to name, but it enlightens darkness by its brilliant precepts.
TEN GREAT RELIGIONSJAMES FREEMAN CLARKE
She enlightens the intellect by her good books, sermons, etc.; and she moves the heart by the grandeur of her ceremonies.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
True peace drives away discord, and enlightens the darkness of the mind, and envy certainly multiplies anger.