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illuminating

adjective uk   /ɪˈluː.mɪ.neɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/ formal
giving you new information about a subject or making it easier to understand: The book is full of illuminating detail on the causes of the war. a most illuminating discussion
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