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    enlightening

    enlightening - Dictionary definition and meaning for word enlightening

    Definition
    (adj) tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
    Synonyms : illuminating , informative
    Example Sentence
    • an enlightening glimpse of government in action
    • an illuminating lecture
    Definition
    (adj) enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement
    Synonyms : edifying
    Example Sentence
    • the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read
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