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Definitionglowing or shining
(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
- Her cheeks were flushed and there was a soft luminous look in her eyes.3.28 (34% in)
- There was a luminous serenity in them and the innocence in the soft brown depths struck him like a blow in the face, clearing some of the alcohol out of his brain, halting his mad, careering words in mid-flight.5.56 (97% in)
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