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brilliance

noun [U] uk   /ˈbrɪl.i.əns/ us  

brilliance noun [U] (INTELLIGENCE)

great skill or intelligence: Her first novel showed signs of brilliance.

brilliance noun [U] (SHINE)

great brightness of light or colour: I had never seen diamonds shine with such brilliance before.
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