Luminary [loo-muh-ner-ee ] (noun)
plural – lu·mi·nar·ies
- a person of prominence or brilliant achievement
– a literary luminary
– a luminary in the medical profession
- a celestial body, as the sun or moon.
- a body, object, etc., that gives light.
- a person who has attained eminence in his or her field or is an inspiration to others: one of the luminaries in the field of medical science.
- of, relating to, or characterized by light.
Rectitude [rec-ti-tood] (noun)
- Rightness of principle or conduct; moral virtue: The rectitude of her motives.
- Correctness: Rectitude of Judgement.
- Straightness. The quality or state of being straight.
- Moral integrity: Righteousness.
Roseate [roh-zee-it] (adjective)
- Tinged with rose; rosy: A roseate dawn.
- Bright or promising: A roseate future.
- Incautiously optimistic: A roseate forecast for holiday sales.
- Resembling a rose especially in color.
- Overly optimistic: viewed favorably.
Sacrosanct [sak-roh-sangkt] (adjective)
- Extremely sacred or inviolable: A sacrosanct chamber in a temple.
- Not to be entered or trespassed upon: She considered her home office sacrosanct.
- Above or beyond criticism, change or interference: a manuscript deemed sacrosanct.
- Most sacred or holy: INVIOLABLE
- Treated as if holy: Immune from criticism or violation.
Virtue [vur-choo] (noun)
- Moral excellence; goodness; righteousness.
- Conformity of one’s life & conduct to moral & ethical principles; uprightness; rectitude.
- Chastity; virginity: To lose one’s virtue.
- A particular moral excellence: Compare cardinal virtues, natural virtue, theological virtue.
- A good or admirable quality or property: The virtue of knowing one’s weaknesses.
- Effective force; power of potency: A charm with the virtue of removing regret.
- Virtues, an order of angels.
- Manly excellence; Valor.