Word of the Day #41: Enlighten

Enlighten [en-lahyt-n-muh nt]: to give knowledge to; n. Enlightenment

1-) The age of enlightenment in European history refers to a new emphasis during the 17th and 18th centuries on reason and individualism over tradition.

2-) The guest lecture was enlightening—the speaker raised issues I had never thought about.

3-) “Enlighten me with your brilliance,” said the teacher to the student presenter.

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