brilliancy

  • 1 brilliancy — 1747; see BRILLIANT (Cf. brilliant) + CY (Cf. cy) …

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  • 2 brilliancy — noun a) a shining quality; brilliance. His brilliancy lay in combining old ideas from far flung fields into a new idea. b) An act of being brilliant …

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  • 3 brilliancy — brilliant ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of light or colour) very bright or vivid. 2) exceptionally clever or talented. 3) Brit. informal excellent; marvellous. DERIVATIVES brilliance (also brilliancy) noun brilliantly adverb. ORIGIN …

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  • 4 brilliancy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1747 1. brilliance 2. an instance of brilliance …

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  • 5 brilliancy — /bril yeuhn see/, n., pl. brilliancies for 1. 1. an instance of brilliance: the brilliancies of Congreve s wit. 2. brilliance. [1740 50; BRILLI(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …

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  • 6 brilliancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Exceptional brightness and clarity, as of a cut and polished stone: brilliance, fire, luminosity, radiance. See LIGHT. 2. Liveliness and vivacity of imagination: brilliance, fire, genius, inspiration. See GOOD. 3.… …

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  • 7 brilliancy — n. brightness; glitter, splendor; intelligence, cleverness, ingenuity, capability …

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  • 8 brilliancy — n. 1. Splendor, lustre, brightness, effulgence, refulgence, radiance, shine, sheen, gloss, glister, glitter, gleam, sparkle, sparkling, brilliance. 2. Fame, illustriousness, renown, distinction, eminence, celebrity, prominence, excellence,… …

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  • 9 brilliancy — bril·lian·cy …

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  • 10 brilliancy — bril•lian•cy [[t]ˈbrɪl yən si[/t]] n. pl. cies 1) an instance of brilliance 2) brilliance • Etymology: 1740–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 brilliancy — var. of BRILLIANCE …

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  • 12 line of brilliancy — line of the sun …

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  • 13 mount of brilliancy — Usage: usually capitalized M&B : mount of apollo …

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  • 14 Mount of Brilliancy — see mount of apollo …

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  • 15 Wilhelm Steinitz — Infobox chess player playername = Wilhelm Steinitz caption= birthname = Wilhelm Steinitz country = flag|Austrian Empire USA datebirth = birth date|1836|5|17 placebirth = Prague, Bohemia datedeath = death date and age|1900|8|12|1836|5|7 placedeath …

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  • 16 French Literature — • Origin, foundations, and types Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. French Literature     French Literature     † …

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  • 17 List of chess terms — This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. For a list of unorthodox chess pieces, see fairy chess piece; for a list of terms specific to chess problems, see chess… …

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  • 18 José Raúl Capablanca — Infobox chess player playername = José Raúl Capablanca caption= birthname = José Raúl Capablanca country = CUB datebirth = birth date|1888|11|19 placebirth = Havana, Cuba datedeath = death date and age|1942|3|8|1888|11|19 placedeath = New York… …

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  • 19 Daniel Yanofsky — Daniel Abraham (Abe) Yanofsky Daniel Yanofsky in 1947 Country Canada Born March 25, 1925(1925 03 25) Brody, Poland (now western Ukraine) …

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  • 20 Glossary of chess — See also: Outline of chess and Glossary of chess problems This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. For a list of unorthodox chess pieces, see fairy chess… …

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