Tuesday, June 5, 2012

A New Award


A new furiend to us Nerissa, gave us this award. Wow, thanks. We didn't know we was illuminating. We had to ask mum what that big word meant.

Here is what mum found from Mr Webster. Seems like a lot, guess it means we are bright guys!


il·lu·mi·nate

il·lu·mi·nat·ed
il·lu·mi·nat·ing

Definition of ILLUMINATE

transitive verb
1 a : to enlighten spiritually or intellectually
b (1) : to supply or brighten with light (2) : to make luminous or shining c archaic : to set alight d : to subject to radiation
2 a : to make clear : elucidate b : to bring to the fore : highlight illuminate how interdependent we all are>
3 : to make illustrious or resplendent
4 : to decorate (as a manuscript) with gold or silver or brilliant colors or with often elaborate designs or miniature pictures
il·lu·mi·nat·ing·ly adverb
— il·lu·mi·na·tor noun

Examples of ILLUMINATE

  1. the part of the moon illuminated by the sun
  2. A university study has illuminated the problem.

Origin of ILLUMINATE

Middle English, from Latin illuminatus, past participle of illuminare, from in- + luminare to light up, from lumin-, lumen light — more at luminary
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to ILLUMINATE

Synonyms: bathe, beacon, emblaze, illume, illumine, irradiate, light, lighten
Antonyms: blacken, darken, obfuscate




8 comments:

The Island Cats said...

You are very bright! Congrats on your award!

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

Concztulashuns on the awardie! You guys deserve it!!!

Sweet Purrfections said...

Congratulations on your award!

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Congratulations on your award!

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

Concatulations on your award!

Prancer Pie said...

That was enlightening! Thanks and Concatulations on your award!

Eric and Flynn said...

Concats on your award!

Nerissa said...

CONGRATULATIONS! I'm so glad you liked the award. It's a really pretty one, I think. purrs