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lu·mi·nous

luminous

 
pronunciation:
lu mih ns
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part of speech: adjective
definition: giving off light; glowing.
The stars were luminous in the night sky.
synonyms:
glowing
antonyms:
dark
similar words:
bright, gleaming, lighted, radiant, shimmering
derivations: luminously (adv.), luminousness (n.)
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The word luminous contains the following part:
luc, lum Latin root that means light; shine
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synonyms:
phot, photo