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luminary
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
  • The luminary was a golden-haired, beaming, mild-eyed, God-like creature, gazing down in the vigour and intentness of youth upon an earth that was brimming with interest for him.
    2 — Maiden No More (44% in)
  • Looking over the damp sod in the direction of the sun, a glistening ripple of gossamer webs was visible to their eyes under the luminary, like the track of moonlight on the sea.
    4 — The Consequence (65% in)

There are no more uses of "luminary" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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