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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Wuthering Heights
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  • He glanced over the back of the bench, dilating his nostrils, and thought as little of exchanging civilities with me as with my companion the cat.
  • She supported him calmly, in appearance; and he fixed on her features his raised eyes that seemed dilating with ecstasy.

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  • Her pupils were dilated.
  • Pupils dilate when someone looks at something they like.

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