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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Great Expectations
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  • This dilated until it filled the room, and impelled me to take a candle and go in and look at my dreadful burden.
  • But, above all, I knew that there was a constant tendency in all these people,—who, when I was very ill, would present all kinds of extraordinary transformations of the human face, and would be much dilated in size,—above all, I say, I knew that there was an extraordinary tendency in all these people, sooner or later, to settle down into the likeness of Joe.

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

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