a philosopher of great brilliance

genius, intelligence, wisdom, sagacity, intellect; talent, ability, prowess, skill, expertise, aptitude; flair, finesse, panache; greatness

the brilliance and beauty of Paris

splendor, magnificence, grandeur, resplendence

the brilliance of the sunshine

brightness, vividness, intensity; sparkle, glitter, glittering, glow, blaze, luminosity, radiance

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