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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luminary, such as: celebrity, dignitary, notable, personage, superstar, and eminence.

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  • I have traveled the world, helped build a conference business, written two books, dived deep into topics far beyond commerce, and interviewed more CEOs and other luminaries than I can remember.

    A goodbye after 19 years | Adam Lashinsky | October 5, 2020 | Fortune
  • Facebook’s oversight board has legal and human rights luminaries who are able to review and overturn some of the platform’s decisions.

  • And despite drawing attention from the late musical luminary Lou Reed, Fran has only ever advertised by word of mouth.

  • Mizrahi and Rowland will also serve as judges alongside fashion luminary and Senior Vice President of IMG Fashion, Fern Mallis.

  • By the light of this subterranean luminary they discovered that they were standing at the foot of an ancient castle.

    Honey-Bee | Anatole France
  • I understand that the legal luminary of that reform set in San Francisco has offered to take you into his office.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • They lifted their eyes a moment from the ground, and cast a fretful look at the great, tranquil luminary.

  • Their reasoning is based upon the assertion, that those who live in darkness, and like it, need not be told about a luminary.

  • "Then I should say that for a luminary of science your light is very limited," returned Hermione.

    Paul Patoff | F. Marion Crawford

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