illuminative

[ ih-loo-muh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF illuminative
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An illuminative essay, with selections and portrait of Carpenter.

This Government handbook is not only exhaustive but illuminative.

Silence is so truth-telling, so illuminative, that few have the courage to face it.

Some experiments conducted by Frer are illuminative as to this.

It is the life of love, as the illuminative life is that of wisdom.

But his torch is illuminative, not strictly conflagrational, after all.

And then, in one illuminative moment, his whole point of view is changed.

To Carlyle, the fact must be illuminative, or he cast it aside.

The illuminative force of his similes is quite extraordinary.

This story will not attempt to be illuminative; it is no more than a record of Murray's dream.

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