Enlighten

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Definition

to enlighten (somebody on a topic): to educate, to elucidate (somebody on a topic); to give (somebody) information (on a topic)
verb

(an) enlightened (person): (a person) who knows the truth about life; (an) educated, informed, knowledgeable, learned (person)
adjective

enlightening: clarifying, educational, illuminating, informative, instructive
adjective

Examples

  • "Perhaps you will find the following equation more enlightening"
  • "Now please leave me, I must meditate like the enlightened Buddha."
  • "It was very culturally enlightening."

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