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noun 
  1. Someone thought to have an unusual degree of enlightenment.
verb (rfc-level, Verb at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
(illuminat, ing)
  1. (transitive) to shine light on something
  2. (transitive) to decorate something with lights
  3. (transitive) to clarify or make something understandable
  4. (transitive) to decorate the page of a manuscript book with ornamental designs
  5. (intransitive) to glow
  6. (intransitive) to be exposed to light
Etymology: From illuminaten, originally from illuminatus, illÅminÄtus, past participle of illuminareLatin, illÅminÄre "to light".


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