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Venus, Earth’s luminous planetary neighbor, is too close to the sun to see.

We also know that the Sun has become 30 percent more luminous since life first evolved.

Intriguingly, the artist achieves such luminous colors in part by applying oils to panels made of aluminum, a substance more often associated with sculpture.

We also know that the sun has become 30 percent more luminous since life first evolved.

Jupiter is the most-luminous object in this group, Saturn is to the lower right of Jupiter, and Mercury is to the lower left.

There he claims he saw a luminous object change colors several times then vanish into the night sky.

Reviews when the play was at Steppenwolf in Chicago described her as luminous.

Her luminous face has been preserved forever, and multiplies with every tribute.

However, astronomers have spotted a few luminous black hole pairs, mostly in chaotic galaxies in the early stages of a merger.

Silverstone will “show you the way to have a luminous, present, ailment-free pregnancy.”

The red glow was so brilliant that the whole river was tinged and made luminous by it.

Gwynne's mind seemed to darken until only one luminous point confronted it, the visible tormented soul of his kinsman.

The glowing heavens, luminous athwart the clouds of fine, suspended sand, laid this ominous hint of dream upon the entire day.

He laughed in his luminous and excited way, and, seizing both her hands, kissed them one after the other.

In the black light, luminous fingers suddenly showed themselves.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luminous, such as: brilliant, incandescent, lucid, lustrous, radiant, and shining.

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