enlightening :

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en lahy tuh ning

  • v  make understand
  • v  give spiritual insight to; in religion
  • v  make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
  • a  tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
    an enlightening glimpse of government in action
  • a  enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement

  • For enlightening scientists and the public about the relationship between race, poverty, and cancer.
  • Some of it was unpleasant; on the other hand, some of it was very enlightening.
  • Thomas Jefferson said, "The press is the best instrument for enlightening the mind of man.
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  • CRAWFORD: Medicaid funding is not the issue
    As we take this time between Memorial Day and Independence Day to remember “one nation indivisible” and ponder how to salvage that ideal, issues of the day interrupt. Viewing them through the lens of “we the people” might be enlightening.
    June 14, 2013 - Mississippi Business Journal
  • Vail Daily column: A father’s forgiveness
    This past year has been very enlightening for me as I look back over the past 12 months and remember how I reacted or responded to the trivial as well as the major challenges and opportunities presented to me by my children.
    June 12, 2013 - Vail Daily

  • Vivica Fox in The Futon Critic
    The last couple of years have been very enlightening for me and now that I've had the time to be 'me,' I've been able to sit down and think about where I want to go with myself as an entertainer with absolutely no strings attached. I am now more... Britney Spears http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britney_Spears&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE9Cs0aIKAtZXlpHSHj9-7wiAV7Vg NewsNet5.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.newsnet5.com/entertainment/10694797/detail.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEiZkI7-3PvkTgE2w2DO74ltKC7vw Jan 8, 2007 33225 42565 enlightening I'm so excited to be the guide for 'The Cougar's' quest for love," says Vivica A. Fox. "This show will prove to be empowering and enlightening for women everywhere. Plus, 20 hot guys gathered under one roof doesn't hurt!"
  • Terrell Owens in USA Today
    I'm sure those two can be very enlightening to kids who've had a troubled upbringing,Owens said.

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