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See definition of illuminations on Dictionary.com
  • as infirecracker
  • as infireworks

synonyms for illuminations

  • bursts
  • pyrotechnics
  • rockets
  • sparklers
  • Roman candles
  • bottle rockets
  • cherry bomb
  • fire flowers
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How to use illuminations in a sentence

In like manner to the wind putting out the illuminations, the rain put out the fireworks.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The effect of this great verdict, which was hailed with public dinners and illuminations, was absolutely nil.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
There was the usual festival at night, accompanied by salvos of artillery, with illuminations of the palace grounds and fountains.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The illuminations were lavish, the crowds exuberant, the presents to the Empress superb.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Th' resthrants are crowded nightly an' great throngs are seen in Main Sthreet undher th' brilliant illuminations.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
All wear their gayest clothing, and at night illuminations delight the hearts of these simple people.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: EGYPTR. TALBOT KELLY
The reader, I think, will understand this at once by considering the effect of the illuminations of an old missal.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
It was late: the house was brilliantly lighted; and its illuminations were reflected from a multitude of faces without.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
Two pages only of illuminations are left, though it is evident that the volume once contained a large and complete series.
THE HISTORY, THEORY, AND PRACTICE OF ILLUMINATINGM. DIGBY WYATT
In such illuminations they made out the farmhouse, dripping floods of water from its eaves.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLUMINATIONS

  • Roman candles
  • bottle rockets
  • bursts
  • cherry bomb
  • fire flowers
  • illuminations
  • pyrotechnics
  • rockets
  • sparklers
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.