1. brilliant, superb, superior (vs. inferior)

usage: of surpassing excellence; "a brilliant performance"; "a superb actor"

2. brainy, brilliant, smart as a whip, intelligent (vs. unintelligent)

usage: having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"

3. brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendid, impressive (vs. unimpressive)

usage: characterized by grandeur; "the brilliant court life at Versailles"; "a glorious work of art"; "magnificent cathedrals"; "the splendid coronation ceremony"

4. bright, brilliant, vivid, colorful (vs. colorless), colourful

usage: having striking color; "bright dress"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"

5. brilliant, bright (vs. dull)

usage: full of light; shining intensely; "a brilliant star"; "brilliant chandeliers"

6. bright, brilliant, reverberant (vs. unreverberant)

usage: clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"

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