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Banging vs. Brilliant

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Bangingnoun

The action or sound of something that bangs.

‘The banging of the hammers could be heard from several streets away.’; ‘Strange bangings in the old house were ascribed to a poltergeist.’;

Brilliantadjective

Shining brightly.

‘the brilliant lights along the promenade’;

Bangingnoun

(slang) A session of sexual intercourse.

Brilliantadjective

(of a colour) Both bright and saturated.

‘butterflies with brilliant blue wings’;

Bangingadjective

(slang) Excellent, brilliant, very exciting, top, great.

‘Wow, what a banging haircut! It looks terrific!’;

Brilliantadjective

(of a voice or sound) having a sharp, clear tone

Bangingadjective

(slang) Attractive; sexually appealing.

Brilliantadjective

Of surpassing excellence.

‘The actor's performance in the play was simply brilliant.’;

Bangingadjective

Huge; great in size.

Brilliantadjective

Magnificent or wonderful.

Bangingadjective

Huge; great in size.

Brilliantadjective

Highly intelligent.

‘She is a brilliant scientist.’;

Bangingnoun

a continuing very loud noise

Brilliantnoun

A finely cut gemstone, especially a diamond, cut in a particular form with numerous facets so as to maximize light return through the top (called "table") of the stone.

Bangingnoun

the act of subjecting to strong attack

Brilliantnoun

The size of type between excelsior and diamond, standardized as 4-point.

Bangingadjective

(used informally) very large;

‘a thumping loss’;

Brilliantnoun

Most hummingbird species of the genus Heliodoxa.

Brilliantnoun

A kind of cotton goods, figured on the weaving.

Brilliantadjective

Sparkling with luster; glittering; very bright; as, a brilliant star.

Brilliantadjective

Distinguished by qualities which excite admiration; splendid; shining; as, brilliant talents.

‘Washington was more solicitous to avoid fatal mistakes than to perform brilliant exploits.’;

Brilliantadjective

Exceedingly intelligent, or of distinguished accomplishment in a field; - as, a brilliant chemist.

Brilliantnoun

A diamond or other gem of the finest cut, formed into faces and facets, so as to reflect and refract the light, by which it is rendered more brilliant. It has at the middle, or top, a principal face, called the table, which is surrounded by a number of sloping facets forming a bizet; below, it has a small face or collet, parallel to the table, connected with the girdle by a pavilion of elongated facets. It is thus distinguished from the rose diamond, which is entirely covered with facets on the surface, and is flat below.

‘This snuffbox - on the hinge see brilliants shine.’;

Brilliantnoun

The smallest size of type used in England printing.

Brilliantnoun

A kind of cotton goods, figured on the weaving.

Brilliantadjective

of surpassing excellence;

‘a brilliant performance’; ‘a superb actor’;

Brilliantadjective

having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence;

‘some men dislike brainy women’; ‘a brilliant mind’; ‘a brilliant solution to the problem’;

Brilliantadjective

characterized by or attended with brilliance or grandeur;

‘the brilliant court life at Versailles’; ‘a glorious work of art’; ‘magnificent cathedrals’; ‘the splendid coronation ceremony’;

Brilliantadjective

having striking color;

‘bright greens’; ‘brilliant tapestries’; ‘a bird with vivid plumage’;

Brilliantadjective

full of light; shining intensely;

‘a brilliant star’; ‘brilliant chandeliers’;

Brilliantadjective

clear and sharp and ringing;

‘the bright sound of the trumpet section’; ‘the brilliant sound of the trumpets’;

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