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luminous

view main entry for luminous adjective  /ˈlumɪnəs/
British English pronunciation: luminous
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luminosity

  /ˌlumɪˈnɑsəti/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: luminosity
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moving with rhythm, together as one

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