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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause to see or understand clearly.

Usage examples (28)
  • I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten.
  • Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal
  • ROMULO: My friend, Mr. Ellis will have heard this term: it's called enlighten self-interest.
  • You could "enlighten" us with your views on Southerners... for more
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