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Definition of Illuminating

Illuminating

  1. of Illuminate
  2. Giving or producing light; used for illumination.

Illuminating Quotations

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
Henri Matisse

When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
Daisaku Ikeda

Movable type seemed magical to the monks who were illuminating manuscripts and copying texts. Certainly e-books seem magical to me.
Paul Theroux

As for critical writing about modernism, its moments of lucidity are but fulgurations illuminating the dark and incomprehensible landscape of its subject's unabashed difficulty.
Will Self

Just about every children's book in my local bookstore has an animal for its hero. But then, only a few feet away in the cookbook section, just about every cookbook includes recipes for cooking animals. Is there a more illuminating illustration of our paradoxical relationship with the nonhuman world?
Jonathan Safran Foer
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Illuminating Translations

illuminating in French is enluminant
illuminating in German is anstrahlend, deutend, erleuchtend

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