Word of the Day: Luminous

lu-mi-nous / ˈlü-mə-nəs   adjective  
  1. brightly shining
You have been called to be who you are – the whole luminous light. Debbie Ford, 1955-2013  
  1. well-lit
At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. Norman Maclean, 1902-1990  
  1. intellectually enlightening
There are some works so luminous…so powerful that they give us strength and force us to new understandings. Hervé Le Tellier, 1957-  
  1. clear; easily understood
A novel is not a summary of its plot but a collection of instances, of luminous specific details that take us in the direction of the unsaid and unseen. Charles Baxter, 1947-