BRILLIANT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BRILLIANT
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brilliant
 a.  full of light; shining or bright; sharp and clear in tone
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  You see, never has it fallen to my lot to acquire the brilliant polish which is, so to speak, manifest in your every movement.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
2  And a brilliant idea therewith entered Chichikov's head.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
3  At twenty-eight he was already a captain; a brilliant career awaited him.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  Gentlemen, I am joking, and I know myself that my jokes are not brilliant, but you know one can take everything as a joke.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
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5  I always tell him: Here he is Uncle's aide-de-camp, a most brilliant position.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Every muscle of his thin face was now quivering with nervous excitement; his eyes, in which the fire of life had seemed extinguished, now flashed with brilliant light.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  The immense house was brilliant with lights shining through its lofty windows.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
8  Of course, it is a very brilliant match, but happiness, my dear.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II
9  The men and officers returning spoke of a brilliant victory, of the occupation of the town of Wischau and the capture of a whole French squadron.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X
10  This was the brilliant charge of the Horse Guards that amazed the French themselves.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVII
11  Dolokhov was a suitable and in some respects a brilliant match for the dowerless, orphan girl.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XI
12  Sophie," he began, timidly at first and then more and more boldly, "if you wish to refuse one who is not only a brilliant and advantageous match but a splendid, noble fellow.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER XI
13  The cold, austere tone of this man, whom he had almost always before met at balls, amiably smiling in the society of the most brilliant women, surprised Pierre.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
14  Vienna considers the bases of the proposed treaty so unattainable that not even a continuity of most brilliant successes would secure them, and she doubts the means we have of gaining them.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI
15  Since the day of our brilliant success at Austerlitz," wrote Bilibin, "as you know, my dear prince, I never leave headquarters.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
16  The smooth surface of the lake reflected back the brilliant moonlight.
17  The refreshing meal, the brilliant fire, the presence and kindness of her beloved instructress, had roused her powers among them.
18  While maybe the metaphor is a little stretched, Sharon's comparison is mostly brilliant.
19  Lynn watch in astonishments as her coworkers arrogate the credit for her brilliant work in the project.
20  Not only grandmothers bore you with stories about their brilliant grandchildren; grandfathers dote on the little rascals, too.
21  The brilliant lawyer was known for his perspicacious deductions.
22  Some thought Salvador Dali was a brilliant painter; others dismissed him as a poseur.
23  She is brilliant but her work lacks organization.
24  One of the top pianists of today, she is a giant, consistently brilliant.
25  Matilda, a brilliant mathematician and prodigious reader, is loathed by her benighted parents.
26  Even France's brilliant freestyler and anchor Yannick Agnel couldn't make up the insurmountable deficit.
27  That seems to be the message from the nation's movie critics, who have uniformly crowned this 3-D toy story the brilliant hybrid offspring of Pixar's best infused with South Park‘s irreverent humor.
28  Her article brilliantly demolishes his argument.
29  Their victory was largely a result of their brilliantly orchestrated election campaign.
30  The whole cast performs / perform brilliantly.