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1(explanation)I turned to her for enlightenment — recurrí a ella en busca de una explicación / de una aclaración
- This column comes across a lot of peculiar things in the continuing quest for enlightenment.
- I wonder if I may be permitted, through the pages of your newspaper, to offer some enlightenment?
- Though those that follow it really believe it has helped them reach some kind of enlightenment.
- Indeed, both offer aspects of enlightenment and truth and they need to be held in creative dialogue.
- In any case, now I've opened the sheet, I find more opportunities for enlightenment.
- We are still awaiting enlightenment on the whereabouts of this lane.
- She hopes her writing will lead to global enlightenment.
- Every few pages there is a quote (almost all well chosen) to add enlightenment or bemusement.
- Yet despite this huge pile of paper, very little enlightenment has emerged.
- Students are heading back to town for another year, or perhaps their first, of enlightenment.
- I'll ramble on and on until I find some enlightenment, or a new vantage point to see the arguments.
- At that point, I experienced a brief, dazzling moment of enlightenment.
- Yet little of this enlightenment has reached popular awareness.
- The television channel's mission was once to educate the nation and bring enlightenment to the masses.
- The reader will gain little enlightenment, therefore, from these works on business cycles.
- "Ohhhh, I see, " Aaron stated, enlightenment dawning in his eyes.
- He told him that no one would ever understand what he had attained by his enlightenment.
- But then again, stare long enough, and perhaps scholarly enlightenment can be reached.
- Few will ever reach enlightenment or discover great truths by oneself.
- Some of you may have got wind of this important event, but for those who have not, let us deliver some enlightenment.
2(liberalism)progresismo masculinetolerancia feminine
3Historythe Enlightenment — la Ilustración
- the Age of Enlightenment — la Ilustración
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